Caribbean Island Nevis Extends Film Production Deal MSR Media – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: UK producer-seller MSR Media has renewed its manufacturing take care of Caribbean island Nevis, and set the following movie to shoot on the island.

First out of the gate as a part of the brand new three-year multi-picture deal might be rom-com Two Weeks In Paradise, written by Kate Wooden (Miss Willoughby and the Haunted Bookshop) and primarily based on a narrative by MSR boss Philip Martinez (Father Christmas is Again) who may even direct. Shoot is because of start in June on Nevis. Casting continues to be beneath wraps.

The movie will inform the story of Maggie, a movie star whose world collapses when her movie director husband is outed by the paparazzi when its found he has had a child together with his new main woman. Looking for solace and therapeutic Maggie escapes to her ex-pat cousin’s lovely resort in Nevis. After two weeks in paradise she finds herself and a brand new love earlier than the skin world comes crashing again in.

Producing are MSR Media’s Martinez and Highfield Grange Studios’ Alan Latham. Lee Beasley and Karinne Behr from MSR Media, Alastair Burlingham of Sherborne Media and Charlie Dombek function government producers. Manufacturing financing is being supplied by Sherborne Media. MSR Media Worldwide is dealing with worldwide rights.

MSR had beforehand struck a two-picture take care of Nevis’s administration. Not too long ago shot had been thriller Assailant starring Poppy Delevingne, Chad Michael Collins, Casper Van Dien and Jeff Fahey, and comedy One 12 months Off, starring Chad Michael Collins, Nathalie Cox, Antonio Fargas and Ray Fearon.

Underneath the manufacturing deal, the Nevisian authorities affords entry to a number of areas throughout the island and resort help for visiting forged members.

The brand new deal was inked with Nevisian Premier, The Hon. Mark Brantley. In response to the 2 events, the deal has helped delivery the Nevis movie trade with dozens of full time jobs created because of this. MSR Media says it has launched an “appearing Academy” on the island, with native actors getting roles in function Assailant. A variety of actors from the Academy are anticipated to be forged in Two Weeks In Paradise.

Premier Brantley commented: “This new multi-year multi-film deal is actually excellent news for Nevis. My Authorities’s imaginative and prescient for a movie trade, born out of a have to diversify our financial system from its heavy dependence on tourism, is bearing spectacular fruit as a consequence of this partnership with MSR Media. The advantages to the native financial system by way of jobs, important abilities switch and world recognition of Nevis are apparent. My Authorities is dedicated to this relationship with MSR and to creating this movie trade for the advantage of the individuals of our beloved nation.”

Martinez added: “We’re completely thrilled to increase this partnership with the Nevis Island Administration and help the financial development of this lovely, genuine and vibrant island and the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis. It’s significantly thrilling to be on the bottom flooring of the rising movie trade, and supply sources to construct sturdy native crews and appearing expertise. We now have been completely impressed with the progress and abilities we’ve seen to date and we solely see alternatives for the area people rising as we shoot extra titles. The welcoming help from Mark Brantley and Timothy Harris is actually inspiring. Coupled with this gorgeous and tropical island setting, all of it can’t be beat!”

MSR’s 2020 productions included household comedy Father Christmas Is Again, starring Liz Hurley, Kelsey Grammer, and John Cleese, and the household journey Miss Willoughby And The Haunted Bookshop, starring Nathalie Cox and Kelsey Grammer.

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