Magazine article Screen International

Shoot Starts for Independent's Uwantme2killhim? with New Cast

Magazine article Screen International

Shoot Starts for Independent's Uwantme2killhim? with New Cast

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Jamie Blackley and Toby Regbo now lead the cast of the UK thriller, based on a real-life story.

Shooting started last week in the UK for new thriller uwantme2killhim?, which is being sold by Independent.

Andrew Douglas directs from Mike Walden's script, based on a Vanity Fair article about the true story of teenagers who met online with violent results.

Because there was a delay in production, the film has now been recast, with Jamie Blackley (Snow White & The Huntsman), Toby Regbo (One Day) and Joanne Froggatt (TV's Downton Abbey). The cast also features Liz White, Jaime Winstone and Mark Womack. [When a July shoot was announced in Cannes, the cast had included Jack O'Connell and Olly Alexander.]

Shooting will take place mostly on location in Harlow, Essex and Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, also with a week of shooting at Elstree Studios.

As previously reported, Momentum has UK rights and sister company Alliance Films has Canadian rights. …

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