Prepare for a bone-chilling journey aboard the legendary ocean liner in “The Queen Mary,” a supernatural horror-mystery directed by Gary Shore, known for his work on “Dracula Untold.” Vertical has secured the North American rights to this psychological horror film that explores the mysterious and violent events surrounding two families on Halloween night in 1938 and their interconnected destinies with a present-day family onboard the infamous ship. Shot aboard the actual Queen Mary in Long Beach, California, this film promises to deliver a haunting experience. Get ready to be captivated by the ghostly atmosphere of “One of the World’s Most Haunted Places.”
“The Queen Mary” follows the intertwining stories of two families across different time periods. Alice Eve (“Star Trek Into Darkness,” “Belgravia”), Joel Fry (“Game of Thrones”), Nell Hudson (“Texas Chainsaw Massacre”), William Shockley (“Death in Texas”), BAFTA award-winner Lenny Rush (“Am I Being Unreasonable?”), and more bring these characters to life. As the narrative unfolds, audiences will be drawn into a web of chilling encounters and violent events that span the ship’s heyday in the late 1930s to the present day.
The Haunting History of The Queen Mary
The RMS Queen Mary, once a record-holder for transatlantic crossings, now rests in Long Beach, California, functioning as a luxury hotel and tourist attraction. However, its reputation extends far beyond its glamorous past. Countless visitors have reported ghostly sightings and unexplained phenomena, earning it the eerie distinction of being “One of the World’s Most Haunted Places,” as recognized by Time Magazine. Against this backdrop, “The Queen Mary” takes full advantage of the ship’s supernatural reputation, immersing viewers in a paranormal journey that will leave them trembling.
The script for “The Queen Mary” was written by Stephen Oliver and Tom Vaughan, with revisions by director Gary Shore. The film boasts an impressive production team, including Brett Matthew Tomberlin (known for “Winchester”) of Imagination Design Works, Thorsten Schumacher of Rocket Science, Lars Sylvest, Nigel Sinclair, and Nicholas Ferrall of White Horse Pictures (“The Woman in Black”), and Mali Elfman. Their combined talents have crafted a chilling tale that will keep audiences on the edge of their seats.
Vertical, a renowned distributor, has slated the release of “The Queen Mary” for Summer 2023, ensuring that horror enthusiasts have a thrilling experience to look forward to. Vertical’s passion for the film’s intelligent and twisted narrative has made them the ideal US distribution partner for this iconic story. As audiences embark on this haunting chapter of the ocean liner’s history, they will witness the merging of English and American legends on the big screen.
Mark your calendars for the release of “The Queen Mary,” a supernatural horror-mystery that will send shivers down your spine. Directed by Gary Shore and set aboard the real Queen Mary in Long Beach, California, this film explores the sinister events surrounding two families across different time periods.
With its talented cast, gripping storyline, and the ship’s haunted history, “The Queen Mary” promises to be a cinematic experience you won’t forget.
Vertical’s acquisition of the North American rights ensures that horror aficionados will have the opportunity to delve into the dark and haunted depths of this gripping tale. Get ready for a suspenseful summer release that will keep you on the edge of your seat.