Barton, Unger 'Walled in' for Minds Eye pic


TORONTO -- Mischa Barton, Deborah Kara Unger and Cameron Bright on Wednesday climbed aboard "Walled In," a psychological thriller co-produced by Canada's Minds Eye Entertainment and French counterparts Experience Films and Forecast Pictures.

Barton will play a demolition expert who encounters danger and drama after being sent to a remote location to demolish a mysterious building.

The Canada-France co-production, based on the novel "Les Emmures" by French writer Serge Brussolo, will start shooting Oct. 22 in Regina, Saskatchewan.

French director Gilles Paquet-Brenner ("Gomez and Tavares") will make his English-language directing debut on the film.

Remstar Entertainment has picked up "Walled In's" Canadian distribution rights, while Los Angeles and Berlin-based Leomax Entertainment helped fill out financing.