2 Stars of ‘The Twilight Saga’ Have Teamed Up in a New Movie

by Jeremy Spirogis
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The Twilight Saga is an epic journey love story that spans 5 blockbuster films. Along with the large quantities of cash the movies raked in, the challenge additionally boosted many actors’ careers. Two such stars from The Twilight Saga have partnered on a brand new challenge slated to drop in 2020.

‘The Twilight Saga’ actors, Edi Gathegi and Angela
Sarafyan will star in ‘The S.H.U.’

Scene-stealer, Edi Gathegi, portrayed the vampire, Laurent, in Twilight and The Twilight Saga: New Moon. Now he’ll play the lead position within the upcoming characteristic, The S.H.U.

Joining him is fellow Twilight alum, Angela Sarafyan, who introduced Egyptian immortal, Tia, to life in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 2. Although the actors didn’t seem in the identical film throughout the sequence, they have been each credited within the elaborate finish credit score sequence of the ultimate movie.

‘The S.H.U.’ is billed
as a horror thriller

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In The Twilight Saga, Gathegi instilled concern in his foes as Laurent, however in The S.H.U., his character could also be on the receiving finish of the frights. Billed as a horror-thriller, the official synopsis, discovered on IMDb, reads as follows:

“An African
American male is imprisoned and positioned in solitary confinement after being
discovered responsible of murdering his spouse, as he’s haunted by inside demons and his
lifeless spouse, and pushed to the breaking level by an abusive feminine guard.”

Gathegi will play
the lead position of Harlow Reid, with Sarafyan co-starring as his spouse, Amber
Reid. Rounding out the forged are Melora Hardin and Tony Amendola. Scriptwriting
duties went to the movie’s director, Aaron Fjellman, and co-writer, James Doc
Mason.

‘The S.H.U.’ highlights ‘the importance of the Black
Lives Matter motion,’ says studio exec

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Fjellman expressed his pleasure concerning the challenge and the story’s relevance to present occasions. Deadline quoted him as saying, “After a global pandemic sentenced the world to solitary confinement, George Floyd’s tragedy inspired a moment in time where it seems change is finally within our grasp.”

And the corporate
behind the distribution? Deadline dished that Premiere Entertainment Group
landed a gross sales deal for The S.H.U. “Premiere Entertainment share our inventive imaginative and prescient and have the experience
to current this challenge to a world viewers, making them the proper accomplice,”
Fjellman defined.

The VP of
Acquisitions for Premiere Entertainment Group, Carlos Rincon, additionally commented on
the timing of the movie’s manufacturing and launch, as revealed by Deadline. “We have been very impressed with this sensible and
well timed elevated style movie and have been desirous to crew up with Pete and Aaron. In
the style of Jordan Peele and his iconic movies Get Out and Us, The
S.H.U.
 guarantees to thrill and entertain audiences, however extra
importantly, it delivers a related social message.”

Rincon expounded upon his ideas additional, saying, “The movie
not solely underlines the importance of the Black Lives Matter motion however
additionally explores the psychological and torturous results of maximum isolation.”

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