It was revealed today that Lucy Boynton (“Miss Potter,” “Ballet Shoes,” “Mo”) and Nick Moran (“Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels,” “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1,” “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2”) will join Katee Sackhoff (“Oculus,” “Riddick,” “Battlestar Galactica”) in the supernatural horror film Don’t Knock Twice, which is being directed by Caradog James, and begins shooting this week in Cardiff.
An emotional story full of suspense and twists, “Don’t Knock Twice” follows a guilt-ridden mother (Sackhoff) who wants to reconnect with the daughter (Boynton) she was forced to place into care. To save her estranged daughter, she has to uncover the terrifying truth behind the urban legend of a vengeful, demonic witch.
Caradog James (“The Machine,” “Little White Lies”) is directing “Don’t Knock Twice” from a script by Emmy nominated writing duo Mark Huckerby (“Howl”) and Nick Ostler (“Howl”).
The film is being produced by Red & Black Films’ award-winner John Giwa-Amu (“The Machine,” “The Call Up”) and Seymour Films’ Claire Moorsom.
Content Media is handling worldwide sales rights to “Don’t Knock Twice.” Content’s President of Film, Jamie Carmichael, serves as Executive Producer.
“Don’t Knock Twice” is financed by Altara, Ffilm Cymru Wales, the Media Investment Budget, partnered with Pinewood and Content Media. Cardiff based Red & Black Films is the first Welsh company to benefit from the Media Investment Budget, which is funding a significant proportion of the production’s budget. The Welsh Government is providing an additional grant and Ffilm Cymru Wales provided support from an early stage with development funding.
Lucy Boynton is represented by talent agency United Agents. Nick Moran is represented by The Artists Partnership and the Gersh Agency in LA.