Dark Sky over Gregory's 'Plague Town'


NEW YORK -- MPI Media Group's Dark Sky Films has begun production on its first original film, David Gregory's horror thriller "Plague Town."

First-time feature writer-director Gregory's story revolves around a dysfunctional family that goes on vacation and discovers an even more dysfunctional Irish town full of zombies.

"Plague," the first in-house production from the theatrical/DVD genre distributor, began principal photography Monday in Hamden, Conn. Josslyn DeCrosta, Erica Rhodes, David Lombard, Lindsay Goranson, Elizabeth Bov and James Warke star.

British documentarian Gregory previously produced the feature film "The Manson Family" and wrote, produced and directed the IFC production "The Spaghetti West." He co-founded of the controversial U.K.-based home video label Exploited.