Genre icon Bill Moseley, who memorably played Otis Driftwood in Rob Zombie's HOUSE OF 1000 CORPSES and THE DEVIL'S REJECTS, as well as making an indelible mark in the world of cinematic madmen with his turn as ChopTop in THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE PART II, has signed on to star in director Eric Pereira's adaptation of Ryan C. Thomas' critically acclaimed novel THE SUMMER I DIED.
Described as 'visceral, intense and graphic', the novel THE SUMMER I DIED tells the story of...
...Roger and Tooth: two lifelong friends who, while out on a day trip into the woods, find themselves at the mercy of a sadistic madman and his bloodthirsty dog when attempting to rescue a woman screaming for help.
Moseley has signed on to play the demented killer only referred to as “Skinny Man” by the characters.
Eric Pereira, whose brutal true crime thriller AMERICAN GIRLS is currently playing the festival circuit, has signed on to direct from a screenplay by the book’s author Ryan. C. Thomas. Matthew Easton and David Lukan are producing.
Cameras are scheduled to roll late February in New Hampshire and Los Angeles. The film is set for a late 2014 premiere.