Darren Bousman's Thriller '11-11-11' is Currently Shooting in Spain
We've been remiss in posting any recent updates for Darren Bousman's new thriller 11-11-11 since it was first announced last year, but there's a whole bunch of new details out there, so I thought I'd get everyone back on track. Shooting is now underway on 11-11-11 because, as you've guessed, it's going to hit theaters on November 11th this year. Darren has been keeping a blog about production on his own website, but we've got a few more things to point out, like this very intriguing concept art on Twitch (which is used above and seen below) that reminds me of The Ruins meets Knowing, plus casting from Bloody-Disgusting. Read on!
The cast of Darren Bousman's 11-11-11 includes: Timothy Gibbs (Witchboard 2), Michael Landes (Final Destination 2, Possession), Wendy Glenn ("Nip/Tuck"), Lluis Soler, Ángela Rosal, Brendan Price (Dagon), Salomé Jimenez, Benjamin Cook and Montse Alcoverro. It's said to have "more scares than all of Bousman's first films combined" involving religious horror and the 11:11 phenomenon, whereby the 11th month of the year 2011 at 11th hour and 11th minute, the eleventh door will open and supernatural entities will enter the Earth. Apparently "scenes [range] from sequences that depict claustrophobic and psychological disturbing situations, to others where a more graphic kind of horror takes over as in classic horror films." Bousman is seeking a "a reflection of the great terrifying abyss facing man, the fear of the unknown and loneliness" in his design and development of the film. Sounds kind of eerie and awesome.
The film is currently shooting in Barcelona, where part of it takes place, in addition to New York. "The shooting will involve scenes particularly scary in what spectacular special FX are concerned, meticulously designed, that undoubtedly will leave the audience horrified by its gripping images." A lot of talk, even though all we have to go on is some of that concept art and creepy posters with taglines like: Mark the date. You can't stop what's coming. I'm not sure what to make of this, but it just sounds too crazy and too epic (end of the world style) to pass up, plus I like Bousman as a director and I'm curious to see what he's doing next. You can see a few more concept art images below. Stay tuned for updates or follow Darren's own blog!