FRENCH LICK, Ind. — A new film may possibly make Indiana’s West Baden Springs Resort synonymous with horror background in the exact same way The Shining did for the Stanley Hotel.
The big big difference?
West Baden Springs is equally the inspiration and setting for So Cold the River starring Bethany Joy Lenz (1 Tree Hill, Drama Queens podcast).
The film is primarily based on The New York Occasions bestselling novel of the similar identify by Michael Koryta.
Helmed in section by Bloomington-primarily based production enterprise Pigasus Shots, So Chilly the River was completely shot in the West Baden Springs Resort and bordering neighborhood.
The film follows Lenz’s character Erica Shaw, a documentary filmmaker employed to profile a dying millionaire with a dark previous.
Tailored for the screen by director Paul Shoulberg, the movie also stars Tony Award-profitable actress Deanna Dunagan and Alyssa Reiner (Natalie “Fig” Figueroa from Orange Is the New Black).
A lot of of the hotel’s most properly recognized vistas are featured prominently in the movie, including the renowned atrium.
A person of the hotel’s a lot more than 750 visitor rooms and suites, Home 4626, was applied in the course of filming as the room in which Lenz’s character stayed. It has considering that been dubbed “The Movie Room” and is being preserved as it appeared in the movie.
“With its rich heritage and eye-catching architecture, the West Baden Springs Resort inherently became a character of its personal in the movie,” stated Pigasus Images CEO Zachary Spicer. “From the primary inspiration for the storyline to the film’s launch, this is a genuine entire-circle instant. We are happy to provide this thrilling storyline to the huge display screen and with it, emphasize an Indiana landmark.”
So Chilly the River is rated R and will be unveiled in select Indiana theaters on March 25. It will be released On Need and digitally on March 29. You can locate more about the film listed here.
- Indianapolis – Glendale 12
- Spencer, Indiana – Tivoli
- Logansport, Indiana – Mary Max
- Washington, Indiana – The Indiana Theater
- French Lick, Indiana – Springs Stadium
You can see the trailer down below:
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