Fivel Stewart, who had a role in the recent Sam Raimi-produced horror film Uma (read our review HERE), is now set to star in and produce the horror thriller Wakethat comes from directors Thom Arizmendi and Austin Parks Stewart.
The directors, making their directorial debut with this project, are working from a script by Elizabeth H. Vu, who previously wrote several short films and co-created the mockumentary series Mai Bich Planet. The story Vu created for Wake centers on one
a struggling actress desperate for a starring role in a Hollywood remake. She tracks down the lead in the original film, who is now a mysterious recluse. Strange occurrences quickly turn the meeting into a nightmare.
Deadline reports that Fivel Stewart’s co-producers on Wake are Daniel Blake Smith, Sam Logan, Nick Feild and Tom Feild. According to IMDb, Austin Parks Stewart will also work as a cinematographer on the film. While that Wake director has no previous credits, Thom Arizmendi has won several credits working in the camera and electrical department for the past ten years.
In addition to UmaStewart’s acting credits include Pit Fighter, Hansel & Gretel: Warriors of Witchcraft, The Last Survivors, American Satan, Bad Company, The Haunting of Sharon Tate, Atypical, and Ted Bundy: American Boogeyman. She is the sister of actor Booboo Stewart and has worked with him on several projects.
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I think it has an interesting set-up, so I’m looking forward to seeing how it plays out. And what kind of horror will this aspiring remake star face. This news also reminds me to check out Uma One of those days.