The name of famous Japanese director of movies like “Sky High” (2003), “The Midnight Meat Train” (2008), “Lupin III” (2014) and many more, Ryuhei Kitamuraname, has been finalized to direct the supernatural thriller “Vessels,” the story of the haunted historic ship named “The Queen Mary.” Read On!
“The Queen Mary has an epic history through both glorious and hard times, and I’m fascinated by all the stories…“I’m determined to create a visually stunning, really scary modern day ghost story that takes place on this graceful vessel, and it’s a great honor to be able to shoot on the real Queen Mary,” said the director of “No One Lives.”
In December 2013, it was reported by Variety that Ubiquity Studios will look after the production and development of the movie called “Vessels” whereas Exclusive Media will handle the international distribution part for the same.
The screenplay part of the much awaited movie will be seen by “Anabelle” fame writer Gary Dauberman, including credits like “Hellfest” for CBS Films, “Crawlspace” for New Line, and “Burst” for Mandate. Ubiquity’s Brett Tomberlin together with “Haunting in Connecticut” fame Andrew Trapani, Nine/8 Entertainment’s Brian Gilbert and “Before I Wake” fame Mali Elfman will look after the producing part. Connie Jordan and Chris Carmichael of Ubiquity will handle the executive producers’ responsibility.
Previously, a movie titled “The Poseidon Adventure” was made on the incident which took place in 1942 when the ship with 16,000 soldiers aboard nearly capsized by a 95-foot wave. The ship which was also known by “The Grey Ghost” nickname got retired in 1967 after making 1,000 ocean crossings since its start from 1936.
Well, it will be very interesting to see how Kitamura design the supernatural thriller and how fans react to it but all this will take time as it was reported that the shoot for the same will start from next year onwards at Long Beach, California.
So, our well wishes are with Kitamura and team to have thrilling experience while shooting “Vessels.” And as there is no revelation about the star cast till now, please stick to this corner for more updates.
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