Trailer: Brad Anderson Channels Cohen in The Call

The trailer for the Brad Anderson-directed thriller The Call, formerly known as The Hive, premiered today and we have it waiting for you inside.

Anderson previously helmed Session 9 and The Machinist and, here, it looks like he’s delving into Larry Cohen territory when Cohen was doing thrillers like Phone Booth and Cellular.

The Call concerns Emergency Call Center Operator Jordan (Halle Berry) who takes, well, a call from Casey (Abigail Breslin) a teenage girl who has been abducted and carried away in the trunk of a car. The kidnapping plays out in real time as Jordan and Casey work together to track down the killer.

WWE Takes On Brad Anderson Thriller The Hive

WWE Studios and Troika Pictures  today announced they will co-produce and co-finance the upcoming thriller, The Hive, starring Halle Berry and Abigail Breslin. Principal photography is scheduled to commence on July 6th in and around Los Angeles.   

The thriller, to be directed by Brad Anderson (The Machinist, Transsiberian), was written by Rich D

Halle Berry Officially Enters The Hive

Last October, our brother site broke the news that director Joel Schumacher was interested in casting Halle Berry for his thriller, The Hive.

Then, at the beginning of this year, Schumacher dropped off the film and The Machinist director Brad Anderson took the helm.

At the time, it was suspected that Berry would not be available due to scheduling conflicts but, today, Variety confirms that she’s back aboard.