Missy Peregrym, Jeff Roop board Backcountry indie thriller

Missy Peregrym

Rookie Blue‘s Missy Peregrym and Jeff Roop are top-lining Backcountry, an indie thriller from writer/director Adam MacDonald and Fella Films.

Production on the thriller about a young couple, one of whom is a seasoned camper and the other is not, has started shooting in North Bay, Toronto and Vancouver through Nov. 6.

Backcountry is produced by Thomas Michael of Fella Films.

Cinematography is by Christian Bielz, while Dev Singh will edit.

Backcountry, which is set for a 2014 Canadian release by D Films, is funded by Telefilm Canada and Northern Ontario Heritage Fund.