On show at the American Film Market (AFM) are a couple of posters for some upcoming horror films you should definitely have on your radar. Submerged comes from director Steven C. Miller (Silent Night, Under the Bed, The Aggression Scale), while The Autopsy of Jane Doe is from Troll Hunter director Andre Ovredal.
Steven C. Miller directs, and Mother’s Day writer Scot Milam is on writing duties. The cast includes Tim Daley, Mario Van Peebles, Jonathan Bennett, and Rosa Salazar.
A limousine joyride goes berserk in this breathless, pulse-pounding thriller. Jonathan Bennett (Mean Girls) stars as an ex-soldier turned bodyguard hired to protect a young woman. But while cruising with a group of friends one night, their stretch limo is run off the road and underwater by a gang of ruthless kidnappers–who then dive in to finish the job. Suddenly it’s sink or swim, as the bodyguard must fight to keep the vehicle from becoming a watery grave.
The Autopsy of Jane Doe:
ndré Øvredal (Trollhunter) directs. The Autopsy of Jane Doe is produced by Fred Berger (Taking Chance) and Eric Garcia (Matchstick Men) under their Impostor Pictures banner alongside Rory Aitken and Ben Pugh of 42 (Welcome to the Punch, Monsters: Dark Continent). Goldcrest’s Nick Quested and Pascal Degove are serving as executive producers.
Brian Cox and Emile Hirsch will play father and son coroners who receive a mysterious homicide victim with no apparent cause of death. As they attempt to identify the beautiful young “Jane Doe,” they discover increasingly bizarre clues that hold the key to her terrifying secrets.
Set in a small-town, family-owned mortuary, the film follows father and son coroners who receive a mysterious homicide victim – a beautiful young “Jane Doe.” As they attempt to figure out how she died and who she is, they discover increasingly bizarre clues which hold the key to terrifying secrets.