Nathan Morlando’s next feature goes to camera

Colm Feore, Kevin Durand and Bill Paxton have joined the cast of the coming-of-age thriller. (Morlando pictured on set.)
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Morlando on set in Sault Ste. Marie

Production is underway in Sault Ste. Marie on Mean Dreams, a new feature from director Nathan Morlando (Citizen Gangster) and produced by Toronto’s Woods Entertainment.

The thriller, written by Ryan Grassby and Kevin Coughlin, stars Sophie Nélisse (The Book Thief) and Josh Wiggins (Hellion) as Jonas and Casey, youngsters who find themselves on the run from Casey’s corrupt cop father after Jonas steals a large sum of drug money. Bill Paxton has been cast as Casey’s father, and star Canadians Colm Feore and Kevin Durand have also been added to the cast.

Allison Black (Morlando’s partner in prodco Euclid 431) is executive producing alongside Patrice Théroux, Jonathan Bronfman, Rob McGillivray, Ben Stranahan, Mark Gingras, Andre Bharti and Tom Spriggs. William Woods of Woods Entertainment produces.

Financed by Tip Top Productions, Project AMB, Vigilante Productions, Telefilm Canada, Northern Ontario Heritage Fund, and Ontario Media Development Corporation, the film will be distributed in Canada by Elevation Pictures. There are no distributors yet attached for territories outside of Canada.