Berlin: Norbert Keil's Horror Thriller 'Replace' Gets Greenlight


TORONTO – Canadian producers Ultra 8 Pictures, A71 Productions and 108 Media are pacting with German partner Sparkling Pictures to produce Norbert Keil's horror thriller, Replace.

Keil's directorial debut is set to start production later this year in Canada, and it follows a host of the director's shorts that screened at the Toronto International Film Festival as part of the Midnight Madness sidebar, which was programmed by Ultra 8 Pictures' Colin Geddes.

There's been no word yet on casting.

Replace portrays a young woman with a strange skin disease who's forced to make a choice when she discovers that she can replace her own skin with other woman's and maintain her beauty.

Felix von Poser, David Miller, Geddes and Katrina Gligorijevic will produce the genre picture.

Replace was written by Richard Stanel and Keil.

Worldwide sales will be handled by 108 Media.

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