NM Film Office: ‘The Signal,’ Starring Laurence Fishburne, to Film in NM

"The production will employ approximately 65 New Mexico crew members and more than 35 New Mexico background and principal talent."

Date May 14, 2013 at 1:37 PM

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Publication SantaFe.com

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From a New Mexico Film Office media release

New Mexico Film Office Director Nick Maniatis announced May 14 the production of the sci-fi thriller "The Signal," starring Academy Award-nominated Laurence Fishburne ("Matrix" franchise, "Mystic River," "21," "What's Love Got To Do With It") and newcomer Brenton Thwaites ("Maleficent"), alongside Olivia Cooke ("Bates Motel"), Beau Knapp ("You're Not You"), Sarah Clarke ("Twilight" franchise), Lin Shaye ("Insidious") and Robert Longstreet ("Take Shelter"). The production will begin filming mid-May, and run through the end of June in and around Albuquerque, Los Lunas and Taos.

The production will employ approximately 65 New Mexico crew members and over 35 New Mexico background and principal talent.

Directed by Will Eubank ("Love") and produced by Brian Kavanaugh-Jones ("Insidious," "Sinister") and Tyler Davidson ("Take Shelter," "The Kings of Summer").

"The Signal" tells the story of three college freshmen who disappear under mysterious circumstances while tracking a menacing computer hacker through the Southwest.

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