It’s no secret that the Cochrane area is quickly becoming a hot spot for the film and television industry.
‘Project Six-Shooter’ is the working title of an under-wraps production by Numera Films that just wrapped shooting south of Cochrane.
The production fuses the western and horror genres. “I have to be cautious with my words,” laughs producer Griffin Cork. “The project follows three western traders who find themselves in some supernatural mishaps and start to deal with the occult.”
Cochrane will not only be featured as one of the backdrops for the project that will have a worldwide release but also has Cochrane-local Reamonn Joshee acting as one of the leads of the project.
Joshee says the Cochrane area landscapes can not be beat. “Cochrane definitely took the cake for eye candy.”
“This valley just outside of Cochrane looked like Ireland, it was insane. You had to drive through a field of sheep and cows to get to the actual location. We were shooting and all of our cast was like, I'm gonna stay here for real?”
Filming locations also included Lethbridge, Bassano, Sundre, East Coulee and Drumheller.
“Getting to work in your own backyard is always a treat. But Alberta in general is like an actor itself. There's so many different, locations and different ecosystems that we can use for, especially this kind of genre.”
More details on ‘Project Six-Shooter’ are expected to be released throughout the coming months leading up to a premiere.
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