Charlotte Hope (The Spanish Princess and Game of Thrones) and Julian Sands (The Killing Fields) are set to star in the upcoming horror film The Piper. The film is currently being filmed at Millennium Media’s Nu Boyana Studios in Bulgaria. Erlingur Thoroddsen (Rift) wrote the script and is directing, while Christopher Young (Hellraiser) is set to compose the score.
The film is considered a re-imagining of the Pied Piper tale. It tells the story of a young composer who is tasked with finishing her late mentor’s concerto, but learns that playing the music summons deadly spirits.
Producers are Bernard Kira, Les Weldon and on behalf of Millennium Media include Yariv Lerner, Jeffrey Greenstein, Jonathan Yunger, and Tanner Mobley. Executive producers for Millennium Media are Avi Lerner, Boaz Davidson and Trevor Short, according to Deadline.
Hope’s most recent project was in the Starz series The Spanish Princess, where she played the role of Catherine of Aragon. She also starred in Julian Fellowes’ Netflix miniseries The English Game, and opposite Demian Bechir in the feature film The Nun for New Line.
Sands can be seen in Phillip Noyce’s upcoming Blood Relative and Terence Davies’ Benediction, and has just completed filming on Mike Figgis’ Mother Tongue. Hope is represented by ICM Partners, The Artists Partnership, Mosaic, Gang, Tyre, Ramer, Brown & Passman. Sands is represented by TalentWorks, The Artists Partnership, and Seven Summits Pictures & Management.