Written and directed by Bill Bennett
Myriad Pictures is supplying writer-director Bill Bennett with the means to get his horror film Drive the Night on the road.
According to Variety, Jorge Saralegui (Midnight Meat Train) and Silvana Milat. Myriad’s Kirk D’Amico and Richard Sheffield will exec produce. CGI house Fuel to come on board as a financing partner.
Bennett’s premise centers on a couple who gets lost on a haunted road in the Australian outback and spend the night fighting for their lives. It begins shooting in Australia this summer. His credits include Backlash, Kiss or Kill and Two If By Sea.
Drive the Night is a collaboration between Myriad and comic book publisher Studio 407 as part of deal announced earlier in 2008. Studio 407 is currently determining a release plan for the comic book version of the property.