A western-themed horror film entitled “The Prospector’s Curse” has wrapped production
near the remote town of Ponty Pool, Ontario. Set during the Klondike Gold Rush of the
1890’s, the darkly comedic short is Written and Directed by Josh Heisie (‘Mail Order
Bride’), Produced by Bruno Marino (‘Anything Goes’) and is currently in Post
Production in Toronto, Canada.
The talent lineup for “The Prospector’s Curse” includes David Roberts (‘Curious and
Unusual Deaths’), Johnny Quinn (‘Mind’s Eye: The Series’), Amanda Ives (‘I Hate
Toronto: A Love Story’) and Robert Nolan (‘Worm’).
Rounding out the creative team are Director of Photography Michael Jari Davidson
(‘SICK’), and Special Effects Makeup Artist Carlos Henriques (‘Red: Werewolf Hunter’)
of The Butcher Shop.
Theodore “Tubby” Ellsworth and Jack Smith are two criminals on the run, lost in the untamed wilderness. When they stumble across a mutilated Prospector, dying on Indian Ground, they promise to give him a Christian burial. The fugitives break their oath and steal the old man’s gold…but that night, the Prospector's corpse returns to make them pay!
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