Monday, December 26, 2011

Carmen Soo to Star in HBO Produced Action-Horror Film "Dead Mine"

Carmen Soo to Star in HBO Produced Action-Horror Film "Dead Mine"

Dead Mine, the landmark co-production by HBO Asia and Infinite Studios, features an international cast and crew.

Directed and co-written by acclaimed British horror director Steven Sheil (Mum & Dad), Dead Mine stars cult Japanese action star Miki Mizuno (Sasori, Guilty of Romance, Bayside Shakedown); British actors Sam Hazeldine (Weekender, BBC's Persuasion); Les Loveday (Mad, Sad & Bad); and Malaysian actress Carmen Soo (Malaysia-Philippines television series A Time for Us, Singapore television series The Pupil).

Further regional cast members include four renowned Indonesian actors Ario Bayu (The Forbidden Door, Rumah Dara (Macabre)); Bang Tigor (Suami Suami Takut Istri, Menculik Miyabi, Lihat Boleh Pegang Jangan); Joe Taslim (Rasa, The Raid); Mike Lewis (Cinta Fitri, Suster Ngesot); and Singapore-based Japanese actor Jimmy T (American Yakuza, Dance Of The Dragon).

Dead Mine also benefits from the involvement of key creative talents such as in-house production designer Ian Bailie, who served as supervising art director on Atonement and Pride and Prejudice; director of photography John Radel ACS, an award-winning Australian cinematographer who has worked on international feature films including Gillian Armstrong's docudrama Unfolding Florence, and The Philosophers; artist Orlando Bassi, who has been based in Bali for fifteen years and has a studio for Prosthetics, Wigmaking and Special Effects, and stunt and action choreography team Action Horizons, who currently operate the WaterWorld show at Universal Studios theme park in Singapore, and have worked on movies such as The Usual Suspects, Air Force One and Killers.

Dead Mine - Synopsis:

The legend of Yamashita's Gold lures a rich amateur treasure hunter and his expert group deep into the Indonesian jungle. Once they find themselves trapped in what is seemingly an abandoned World War II Japanese bunker they face the terrifying reality that the only way out is further in.....

Dead Mine is an English language action-horror feature film shot entirely in Batam, Indonesia, both on location and in Infinite Studios' brand new sound stage facility and is the first-ever original feature film co-production for HBO Asia. It will be given a theatrical release in selected Asian territories followed by exclusive television premieres across the HBO Asia network in 2012.

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