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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Glass Eye Pix and Hood River Entertainment Announce the Cast of Teen-Punk Horror Thriller "THE RANGER" Starring Jeremy Holm

Glass Eye Pix and Hood River Entertainment Announce the Cast of Teen-Punk Horror Thriller THE RANGER

Genre Masters Unite for Jenn Wexlers Directorial Debut Lensing in New York Starring Jeremy Holm, Chloe Levine and Amanda Grace Benitez

(LOS ANGELES, CA – April 20th, 2017) Larry Fessenden’s Glass Eye Pix and Andrew van den Houten’s Hood River Entertainment have announced the cast of Jenn Wexler's THE RANGER, which began principal photography this week in New York. Jeremy Holm (House of Cards, Mr Robot), Chloe Levine (The Transfiguration, The OA), Amanda Grace Benitez (All Cheerleaders Die) star alongside Granit Lahu, Jeremy Pope, and Bubba Weiler.  

THE RANGER follows a group of teen punks who get in trouble with the cops. The punks escape to the woods to hide out where they come up against the local authority, an unhinged park ranger with an axe to grind, hell-bent on preserving the serenity of his forest.

Wexler currently has three movies on the festival circuit as a producer, Robert Mockler's LIKE ME which premiered at SXSW 2017, Ana Asensio’s MOST BEAUTIFUL ISLAND which premiered and won the Grand Jury Prize at SXSW 2017, and Mickey Keating's PSYCHOPATHS, set to world premiere this week at the Tribeca Film Festival. She also produced Keating's DARLING which world premiered at Fantastic Fest and was released in 2016. THE RANGER marks her feature directorial debut.

THE RANGER was written by Jenn Wexler and Giaco Furino. Andrew van den Houten and Ashleigh Snead produce for Hood River Entertainment and Larry Fessenden and Heather Buckley produce for Glass Eye Pix, along with Wexler. 

Holm is represented by Leading Artists and managed by Lori Kay of Prevail Artist Management.  Levine is represented by Agency for the Performing Arts and managed by Carolyn Anthony of Anthony & Associates.  Benitez is represented by AEFH Inc. and managed by Bob McGowan of  Bob McGowan Management. Lahu is managed by Avi Lipski of Cinetic Media. Pope is represented by Harden-Curtis Associates and managed by Robert Stein of Robert Stein Management. Weiler is represented by Paradigm Talent Agency and managed by Michal Zecher of MZ.MGMT.NY.

About Hood River Entertainment:
The new company from award-winning producer Andrew van den Houten (THE WOMAN, THE GIRL NEXT DOOR, JUG FACE, ALL CHEERLEADERS DIE), Hood River Entertainment has produced CAMERA OBSCURA with NBC-Universal Chiller and the action-drama HAYMAKER, coming soon.

About Glass Eye Pix:
Glass Eye Pix (“one of the indie scene’s most productive and longest-running companies”—Filmmaker Magazine) is the fierce independent NYC-based production outfit headed by art-horror auteur Larry Fessenden (BENEATH, THE LAST WINTER, WENDIGO, HABIT, NBC’s FEAR ITSELF).  Fessenden has operated the company since 1985 with the mission of supporting individual voices in the arts.  The company has produced numerous critically acclaimed films in and out of the horror genre, including STRAY BULLETS (Jack Fessenden), STAKE LAND II (Dan Berk & Robert Olsen), DARLING (Mickey Keating), LATE PHASES (Adrian Garcia Bogliano), BIRTH OF THE LIVING DEAD (Rob Kuhns), THE COMEDY (Rick Alverson), THE INNKEEPERS (Ti West), STAKE LAND (Jim Mickle), WENDY AND LUCY (Kelly Reichardt), THE HOUSE OF THE DEVIL (Ti West), LIBERTY KID (Ilya Chaiken), and I SELL THE DEAD (Glenn McQuaid). Upcoming films include Robert Mockler’s LIKE ME and Ana Asensio’s MOST BEAUTIFUL ISLAND, which both world premiered at SXSW 2017, and Mickey Keating’s PSYCHOPATHS, world premiering at Tribeca 2017.


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