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10 February 2012, Berlin - Content is delighted to announce that the third installment of the OUTPOST franchise will go into production on 10 April 2012. The film is set to shoot in Scotland and Yorkshire.
Kieran Parker will direct the script penned by Rae Brunton. Cast includes Bryan Larkin (Battleground) as the lead Russian Dolokhov and James “The Colossus” Thompson - Ultimate Combat World Heavy Weight Champion as The Berserker. More cast will be announced soon.
Produced by Arabella Page Croft and Kieran Parker for Black Camel Pictures and Executive Produced by Nigel Thomas from Matador Pictures and Jamie Carmichael from Content, the film is backed by Matador Pictures.
Creative Scotland and SWSSC (South West Scotland Screen Commission) have supported the project in development.
Producer Page Croft said: ‘Kieran and Rae were challenged to create an ORIGINS story for the OUTPOST franchise and I’m delighted they have delivered a terrific script with an action packed storyline and some fantastic new baddies. With production imminent and our lead cast in place we are all set for the goriest and most violent fight fest seen in our Outpost movies yet!.’
Content’s Jamie Carmichael said: : ‘There aren’t many British based action horror franchises that have spawned 3 films - and this time we see Nazi Zombies cage fighting with Russian Special Forces! It goes without saying that we very excited to be continuing our business with Kieran, Arabella and Nigel.’