The new short psychological horror ‘The Telephone’ by Nine Ladies Film is now in post production
The film was written and directed by Stuart Wheeldon and stars Nigel Barber (Mission Impossible 5, Spectre (James Bond)) playing the role of Max and Bern Deegan (Hideaways, The Honeymooners), supported by Rachel Prince in the role of Jane.
The short film was shot on location at The Blacks Head Pub, in Wirksworth, Derbyshire over three days between the 27-29th of February.
The film follows the story of Richard arrives in a small town, following the receipt of a letter and glassfish sent to his newspaper office, he is unaware of what he is about to become embroiled in. Intrigued by the story of a mysterious disappearance of a young woman Jane. Richard takes a room in the pub, the last place Jane was known to be alive. Awakened one night by an old telephone that seems to ring endlessly and then a chance encounter with the spectral image of a young woman, Richard decides to question the owner. Max an abstract artist denies ever seeing or putting up the woman in question. Richard is told ‘The Telephone’ must be in his imagination. Richard’s instincts tell him there is more to the story. Is the ghostly figure seen late at night, that of Jane? Could the telephone ringing truly just be in his head? If you heard the ringing, would you be prepared to answer what lies at the end of the phone?
The trailer to the film is due out in early April, with the release of the film planned for June 2016. Included attached are first glimpse screen stills from the film and on set photos taken while filming took place.