John Fallon makes his directorial debut with The Shelter, and the film recently wrapped production. The Shelter, which stars Michael Pare (The Lincoln Lawyer) is due to hit the festival circuit next year.
Fallon directed The Shelter from his own screenplay, Donny Broussard (Little Houses) and Fallon produced the picture, Erin Bennett was the production manager, Shawn Knippelberg and Colby Huvall scored the film and Thomas Wilson (James Wan’s The Conjuring and Insidious: Chapter 2) handled the film’s VFX under his company NULL FX. The film was financed by Bruise Productions and JoBlo Movie Productions.
The Shelter, stars Michael Pare? (The Lincoln Lawyer, Streets of Fire), Gayle James, Rachel Whittle, Lauren Thomas, Brigette Rose, and Amy Wickenheiser.
On a star filled night, widower and homeless man Thomas (Michael Paré) finds shelter for the night when he falls upon a vast two story house with the lights on and an inviting open front door. He strolls on in thinking he just caught a lucky break and for a while, it would appear as though he did. But soon enough, he realizes that the house won’t let him leave, as its doors are all locked while its windows cannot be opened or broken. Destiny has brought Thomas to this place. What does it want from him? Will he survive the ordeal?