Principal photography has wrapped on “Skyscraper” (working title), a thriller shot on location in Niagara Falls, Canada and the newest genre film investment for Breakthrough Entertainment which will also distribute the feature worldwide.
Produced by WANGO Films, “Skyscraper” follows a group of young paranormal investigators who get more than they bargain for when they hunt down a high profile haunting in an abandoned Skyscraper. The film stars John White (American Pie Presents: The Naked Mile and American Pie Presents: Beta House, Boy Toy, The Kennedys); Evan Williams (Degrassi: The Next Generation, The Border, GreyGardens, Instant Star, Being Erica); and Lauren Collins (Degrassi: The Next Generation, Kroll Show).
Following on the heels of such titles as Antisocial and The Drownsman, “Skyscraper” continues Breakthrough Entertainment’s commitment to forging partnerships with independent film producers to bring high quality genre titles to the international film marketplace.
“We are delighted to be working with WANGO Films and its principals Tim Doiron and April Mullen, two talented filmmakers who bring to “Skyscraper” an exciting track record of creativity and success. Our investment in “Skyscraper” reflects Breakthrough Entertainment’s mandate of working with the indie production community to back compelling and innovative genre film projects. As with WANGO Films and “Skyscraper”, we look forward to attracting top creative talent to Breakthrough and delivering the best in genre entertainment to the global film community,” said Peter Williamson, a partner in Breakthrough Entertainment.
Skyscraper is the newest feature for WANGO Films, the indie formed in 2005 responsible for the cult comedy Rock, Paper, Scissors: The Way of the Tosser, the 70’s style comedy Gravy Train and the horror feature Dead Before Dawn 3D. WANGO’s latest production, ‘88’ is a fast paced revenge thriller starring Katharine Isabelle and Christopher Lloyd, featuring Michael Ironside and Jesse McCartney.
Skyscraper is directed by WANGO Films co-founder April Mullen who also stars in the film. Mullen’s directorial credits include 88, Dead Before Dawn 3D, Rock, Paper, Scissors: The Way of the Tosser and GravyTrain. As an actress, Mullen last starred as a lead in the HBO series Good God.
Executive Producers of Skyscraper are Nat Abraham, Ira Levy, Michael McGuiganand Peter Williamson. Producers are Tim Doiron, April Mullen and James van der Woerd. Writers are Jeremy Doiron and Mike Doiron.
“Skyscraper is a gritty, paranormal thriller that marks the beginning of a brand new chapter for us at WANGO Films. We are thrilled to be embarking on the journey and to be working alongside the amazing team at Breakthrough,” said Doiron.