Jackie Cruz Replaces Stephanie Beatriz in Paul Wesley Horror Movie – Deadline
EXCLUSIVE: Orange is the new black Star Jackie Cruz replaced Stephanie Beatriz as horror thriller co-lead history of evilwhich has just ended.
The Vampire Diaries Actor Paul Wesley co-stars in the feature, which, as we reported earlier this year, has been pre-purchased by AMC genre streamer Shudder for North America, UK United, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.
We are told Brooklyn nine-nine and In the heights Star Beatriz had to change before the film debuted in early May due to scheduling conflicts.
Written and directed by Iranian-American filmmaker Bo Mirhosseni, the film is produced by genre specialists XYZ Films, Under the Shadow outfit Two & Two Pictures and Jake Siegel.
In history of evila family on the run from a corrupt state takes refuge in a safe house with an evil past – a terrifying last stop on a future Underground Railroad.
The film is the first project under a pact between XYZ Films and Two & Two Pictures to make films from first-time and second-time genre directors from underrepresented demographics. The pact is initially expected to produce two to three pictures per year and was struck following XYZ Films’ partnership with Two & Two on Babak Anvari. Under the Shadow, who won a BAFTA for Outstanding Debut. The companies recently collaborated on Anvari’s third feature film, I camewhich is currently in post-production for Netflix.
Cruz is best known for starring in the hit Netflix series Orange is the new black. Recent features include actor Bruce Willis Midnight in switchgrass and thriller Panama with Mel Gibson and Cole Hauser. Wesley is best known for his roles in The Vampire Diaries, Before I disappear, peaceful warrior and Tell me a story.
Cruz is replaced by APA and managed by Gladys Gonzalez.