WHO’S IN IT?
Susan Sarandon (Thelma and Louise), Gil Bellows (The Shawshank Redemption), Ellen Burstyn (The Exorcist), Topher Grace (Spider-Man 3), Donald Sutherland (The Hunger Games), Christopher Heyerdahl (Twilight)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Jason Stone (film debut), director; Scott Abramovitch (film debut), writer, producer; Lonny Dubrofsky (film debut) and Nicholas Tabarrok (A Beginner’s Guide to Endings), producers; Grayson Matthews (The Art of the Steal), composer; David Robert Jones (Date and Switch), cinematographer; Aaron Marshall (Warrior), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Hazel Micallef (Sarandon), a police detective living a quiet life in an Ontario town with her mother (Burstyn), discovers an elderly woman murdered and heads an investigation with fellow detective Ray Green (Bellows) and new recruit Ben Wingate (Grace) to find and stop the killer before he strikes again…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
It’s refreshing to see a female-led crime thriller every once in a while, as opposed to the standard male lead, so The Calling should not only benefit from an intriguing and haunting mystery but also a strong central performance by the always-reliable Susan Sarandon.