Cary Elwes, Jason Momoa Join Indie 'Sugar Mountain'
Dark comedy/thriller Sugar Mountain has locked in its cast, featuring Cary Elwes, Jason Momoa, Drew Roy, Haley Webb and Shane Coffey.
The film, which will be directed by Richard Gray (Lookalike), will begin shooting soon in Alaska.
The Yellow Brick Films project is described as as a dark comedy/thriller about "love, greed, family and a hoax that goes terribly wrong."
"We're so excited to have such a tremendous cast onboard," said Gray. "Sugar Mountain is a compelling screenplay, which was originally set in Australia, but we found the perfect location in Alaska and writer Abe Pogos did a brilliant job in adapting. I don't think I've been to a more stunning and brutal place, which is perfect for this story. I adore these actors and can't wait to start shooting."
Elwes' previous films include The Princess Bride, Robin Hood: Men in Tights and Quest for Camelot. He's repped by APA, Kritzer Levine Wilkins Griffin Nilon Entertainment and Hansen, Jacobson.
Momoa, who appeared on Game of Thrones, currently stars on TV's The Red Road. His past film projects include Conan the Barbarian and Bullet to the Head. He's repped by APA, Kritzer Levine Wilkins Griffin Nilon Entertainment and Edelstein, Laird & Sobel.
Roy has starred on TV's Hannah Montana and Falling Skies. He's repped by UTA, Sanders Armstrong Caserta Management and Stone, Meyer.
Webb's previous work includes The Final Destination and MTV's Teen Wolf. She's repped by Innovative Artists, Principato-Young Entertainment and Bloom Hergott.
Coffey appeared on The CW's The Originals and ABC Family's Pretty Little Liars. He's repped by Pakula/King & Associates and New Wave Entertainment.