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EAT LOCALS

Plot: In a quiet countryside farmhouse, Britain's vampires gather. The Coven meet once every fifty years to discuss territories, disputes, threats and food stocks - and to approve new members.

For one is coming tonight who could be joining their ranks if the vote is unanimous.

Sebastian Crockett, an unwitting Essex boy who merely thinks he's on a promise with sexy cougar Vanessa.

Unluckily for all, Sebastian's not the only guest who'll be dropping in tonight. A detachment of special forces vampire killers led by Captain Bingham has tracked the Coven to this remote location, although they've bitten off more than they can chew. Bingham expected one vampire, not an entire Coven.

With barely a handful of men, Bingham must keep the Coven pinned down while the fractious Coven must put their differences aside if they're to escape before dawn.

Neither Sebastian, Captain Bingham, nor the Coven are having the best night of their lives.

But they might just well be having their last.

 

Director. . . . . . Jason Flemyng
Producers. . . . . . . . Rod Smith
. . . . . . . . . . . Jonathan Sothcott
Line Producer. . . . Neil Jones
Screenplay . . . . . . Danny King
Director of Photographer . . . Chas Bain
Production Designer . . . . . . . Russell DeRozario
Editor. . . . . . . . . . . . Alex Fenn
Casting . . . . . . . Lucinda Syson
Wardrobe . . . . . Sophie Canale
Composer. . . . . . . James Brett
Make up . . . . . . Fae Hammond
Artwork . . . . . . . . . . .Mike Kus

 

 

Cast

 

Henry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Charlie Cox
Angel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Freema Agyeman
Vanessa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Eve Myles
Boniface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tony Curran
Sebastian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Billy Cook
Bingham . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Robert Portal
Larousee . . . . . . . . . . . . .Mackenzie Crook
Alice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Annette Crosbie
The Duke. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Vince Regan
Thomas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jordan Long
Chen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Lukaz Leong
18 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Johnny Palmiero
Mrs Thatcher. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ruth Jones
Mr Thatcher. . . . . . . . . . . .Dexter Fletcher
Soldier 6. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Nick Moran
Scientist. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Elly Fairman

Production
Written back in 2005 under the title Reign of Blood, this was my first attempt at an ‘original’ screenplay. I met Jason Flemyng that same year (in fact I ran out of the Duke of Argyll and chased him down Brewer Street) and together with Dexter Fletcher, we batted my first draft into some kind of shape and took it to a production company. After an initial flurry of enthusiasm it got bogged down in 'development hell' and ended up sliding off the slate of one producer and onto the next. Jason, Dexter and I would meet up from time to time to discuss the project and it was during one such meeting that Wild Bill was born. But Reign of Blood (or ROB as we knew it) seemed eternally stuck in the land of good intentions and beyond mine, Dexter and Jason's control. Dexter bowed out after Wild Bill to concentrate on films that actually got made while Jason and I tried to get ROB going again with yet another producer. But alas it was the same old story; the money never materialised, the option expired and the rights finally returned to me after 10 years away. We'd given it our all and were gutted but some things weren't meant to be. At least, until producer Rod Smith came to see me in November 2014. He'd just formed Evolution Pictures and was keen to make ROB his first feature. Rod made none of the lofty promises of his predecessors but he did say he could and would make the film. It was a tough decision but Rod sweetened the deal with some posh fish & chips and that was that, he had himself a movie. Rod brought in Jonathan Sothcott to co-producer and Jason back to direct and ROB rose from the dead as Eat Local. Lots of rewrites followed, along with a fantastic cast and crew, but finally the film became a reality. It was a long time in coming but from what I've seen well worth the wait. We hope you agree. DK – 2016

 

Cinema
The Prince Charles Theatre, London — UK Premiere — August 26th, 2017
Bristol Showcase — September 1st, 2017 (9pm)
Dudley Showcase — September 1st, 2017 (10pm)
Glasgow Showcase — September 1st, 2017 (10.15pm)
Leeds Showcase de Lux — September 1st, 2017 (9.45pm)
Liverpool Showcase — September 1st, 2017 (9.45pm)
Manchester Showcase — September 1st, 2017 (9.20pm)
Newham Showcase — September 1st, 2017 (9.35pm)
Reading Showcase de Lux — September 1st, 2017 (10.30pm)
Teeside Showcase — September 1st, 2017 (9.55pm)

Walsall Showcase — September 1st, 2017 (10pm)

 

 

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Novelisation
To accompany the film I wrote a full novelisation of the story and included several chapters of production notes, detailing how (and why) the story came into being and what we went through to get it made.

Print copies: £12.99
ebook: £2.99

Published by Wild Wolf Publishing 2017

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IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4401006/?ref_=nv_sr_1



Awards

 

Brussels Internation Festival of Fantasy Film (2017)
(Best European film)
The Silver Méliès

British Independent Film Festival (2017)
Best Feature Film
Best Director – Jason Flemyng
Best Music
Best Supporting Actor – Charlie Cox
Best Supporting Actor — Tony Curran
Best Supporting Actress — Eve Myles
Best Supporting Actress — Annette Crosbie



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