'Dead Souls' starts shooting in Conn.

April 18, 2012 at 8:37 PM
| License Photo

NEW YORK, April 18 (UPI) -- Production has begun in Canterbury, Conn., on "Dead Souls," a television movie adaptation of Michael Laimo's novel, Chiller said Wednesday.

Written by John Doolan and directed by Colin Theys, the film is set to premiere in October. It stars Jesse James, Bill Moseley, Magda Apanowicz, Noah Fleiss, Jaiden Kaine and Geraldine Hughes.

"On his 18th birthday, Johnny Petrie learns he was adopted when he inherits a farm in Maine, abandoned for the 18 years since his natural family died at the hands of his father, the local preacher," a synopsis said. "Eager for a new life, he leaves home to start over in his new dwelling. However, as he digs into his past, he soon uncovers the horrifying details of his father's questionable teachings.

"In a frightening revelation, he also learns that his return has revived decades-old forces trapped in the home and sets in motion a heart-stopping finale to a ritual that already claimed the lives of his family."

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Topics: Jesse James
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Kourtney Kardashian's beau Scott Disick seen partying in Monte Carlo
Watch Kate Hudson sing 'The Star-Spangled Banner' for the 4th of July
Christopher Reeve's daughter gives birth to a son, names him Christopher
Kelly Rutherford reunites with her children in New York City
Pia Zadora and Cloris Leachman to trade lives for a week on 'Wife Swap'