Bill Paxton Joins the Canadian Thriller 'The Colony'
The Canadian sci-fi feature from writer/director Jeff Renfroe about Ice Age survivors battling feral humans is shooting in Toronto and northern Ontario.
TORONTO – Bill Paxton has joined The Colony, a $16 million Canadian indie feature shooting in Toronto and northern Ontario.
Paxton joins Laurence Fishburne and Kevin Zegers as top-liners in the sci-fi thriller about a group of underground survivors after the next Ice Age fending off an invasion of feral cannibals.
Jeff Renfroe is directing The Colony, based on a script he co-wrote with Patrick Tarr, Pascal Trottier and Svet Rouskov.
Alcina Pictures is producing the Ontario/Quebec co-production with Item 7 and Mad Samurai Productions.
Paul Barkin, Colin Brunton, Matthew Cervi, Pierre Even and Marie-Claude Poulin will share producer credits.
Sierra / Affinity is handling foreign sales and secured recent pre-buys in Berlin with Splendid acquiring for Germany, Benelux and Switzerland, Swen in Latin America and Eagle Pictures in the Middle East.
Alliance Films will release The Colony in Canada and Britain in 2013.
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