Magazine article Screen International

Honeytrap Begins London Shoot

Magazine article Screen International

Honeytrap Begins London Shoot

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Anchor Bay on board to release urban drama, starring Skins actress Jessica Sula, in the UK.

Urban drama Honeytrap, directed by former Screen Star of Tomorrow Rebecca Johnson, has begun its four-week shoot in London.

It has been pre-sold to Anchor Bay for the UK, Australia and New Zealand.

Set in Brixton and inspired by true events, the film is seen from a teenage girl's point-of-view. It tells the story of 15-year-old Layla, who gets sucked into gang activity and sets up the boy who's in love with her to be killed. Jessica Sula (Skins) stars as Layla alongside Lucien Leon Laviscount (Waterloo Road), Ntonga Mwanza (Leave to Remain) and Naomi Ryan (Doctor Who).

Johnson, is collaborating with fellow Screen Star of Tomorrow and director of photography Annemarie Lean-Vercoe.

"Girls like Layla rarely take centre stage and it's time their story was told" said Johnson, who has been making short films on Stockwell Park Estate for the past seven years, including the award-winning Top Girl. …

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