Saoirse Ronan and Gemma Arterton are onboard as casts of Neil Jordan’s Byzantium. Neil Jordan’s last vampire movie was Interview with the Vampire.
Arterton and Ronan play a mother-daughter vampire team who sometimes pose as sisters in order to prey on unsuspecting humans to feed their blood hunger.
Shooting begins October and is penned by Moira Buffini.
Ronan played the young girl in Peter Jackson’s Lovely Bones and Arterton is also cast in Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters.
Gemma Arterton (left), Neil Jordan (center), Saoirse Ronan (right)
Synopsis: Residents of a coastal town learn, with deathly consequences, the secret shared by the two mysterious women who have sought shelter at a local resort.
Directors: Neil Jordan
Genres: Horror, Thriller, Drama, Fantasy
MPAA Rating: R
Writers: Moira Buffini
Producers: Sam Englebardt, Sharon Harel, William D. Johnson, Elizabeth Karlsen, Joanna Laurie, Mark C. Manuel, Norman Merry, Alan Moloney, Redmond Morris, Susan Mullen, Patrick O'Donoghue, Ted O'Neal, Danny Perkins, Stephen Woolley
Musicians: Javier Navarrete
Editors: Tony Lawson
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