August 15, 2016 - 3:24 PM
VERNON - A teen vampire flick is the latest movie slated to shoot in Vernon.
Vancouver-based Sepia Films, Los Angeles-based Just Singer Entertainment, and co-executive producer Bella Thorne announced today, Aug. 15, that Drink Slay Love will be shooting in Vernon from Aug. 22 to Sept. 13.
The movie stars Cierra Ramirez, who made her stage debut at the Apollo Theatre at age 10, and is best know for her roles in The Fosters, Girl in Progress, and The Secret Life of the American Teenager, according to a media release. The film also features Gregg Sulkin, a young actor who has appeared in Faking it, Pretty Little Liars, The Wizards of Waverly Place, and in the gritty crime drama Anti-Social.
“Adored by his young fans, Sulkin has over four million social media followers, Ramirez has over one million Instagram followers and Thorne, who is one is one of the hottest teen actresses right now has a combined 19 million followers on Twitter and Instagram. This social media magnitude will bring a lot of attention to Vernon and the Okanagan as a place to shoot film and television, and as a place to visit,” Okanagan film commissioner Jon Summerland says in the release.
Drink Slay Love will premiere on Lifetime and A&E in early 2017.
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