Trio makes it a 'Killers' lineup


LONDON -- Alastair Mackenzie, James Pearson and Charles Mnene have joined Dougray Scott in the cast of writer-director Richard Jobson's Scottish-set thriller "New Town Killers."

Mackenzie ("The Edge Of Love"), Pearson ("Control") and Mnene ("Chromophobia") appear alongside Scott in the tale of two high-flying financial whiz kids who get their kicks hunting people on the margins of society.

Jobson, whose directorial debut, "16 Years of Alcohol," garnered plaudits on the international film festival circuit, has begun shooting in Edinburgh. He is producing with Luc Roeg of Independent.

Executive producers are Michael Robinson and Andrew Orr of Independent, Paul Martin and his banner Str8jacket Creations, Carole Sheridan at Scottish Screen and Sheryl Crown at government-backed agency Screen East

The film is backed by Independent, Str8jacket Creations, Scottish Screen and the Screen East Content Investment Fund in association with LipSync and the Glasgow Film Office.

Independent is handling worldwide sales.
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