Magazine article Screen International

Maggie Q Falls into 'Slumber'

Magazine article Screen International

Maggie Q Falls into 'Slumber'

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The Divergent Series star Maggie Q will lead cast in supernatural thriller Slumber, which has begun principal photography in the UK.

Will Kemp (Van Helsing), Sylvester McCoy (The Hobbit) and William Hope (Sherlock Holmes) co-star in the feature, which marks the feature debut of commercials director Jonathan Hopkins, who has worked on ads for ebay, McDonald's and Sony.

Goldcrest is shopping at the EFM and will finance.

Q will play Alice, a rationally minded sleep doctor, who is forced to abandon scientific reason when she meets a family being terrorised by a parasitic demon known as the 'Night hag' which paralyses victims as they sleep.

The rising actress, who made her feature splash in Mission Impossible 3, starred in the Kevin Williamson CBS series Stalker between 2014 and 2015 and was this week announced in new ABC series Designated Survivor with Kiefer Sutherland. The Divergent Series: Allegiant is released next month.

Producers are The Tea Shop & Film Company's Mark Lane and James Harris (I Am Not a Serial Killer, 47 Meters Down) and Pascal Degove for Goldcrest Films. …

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