Image Entertainment has acquired all U.S. rights to the Cyclone Productions, Inc./Robert Weinbach production thriller, Shiver.
Directed by UK-based, multi-film festival award-winner Julian Richards, UK’s multi film fest award winner, the film is based on the novel by New York Times best selling Author Brian Harper (a.k.a. Michael Prescott), who has over one million copies of his novels in circulation.
The film stars Danielle Harris, John Jarratt and Casper Van Dien and features TV actors Rae Dawn Chong, Valerie Harper and European action-star Brad Harris.
Shiver follows the ordeal of Wendy Alden, a young secretary lacking in self-esteem who becomes the target of a savage killer but, somehow finds resources of courage to fight back and escape. Obsessed with killing Wendy, Franklin Rood, penetrates a police cordon to guard her. Again, she escapes, earning Rood’s twisted sense of love. He later kidnaps and brings her to his hideout where he subjects her to a horrific ritual of psychological intimidation. During the final climax, Wendy confronts the monster of her living nightmare, transforming to a lioness of great courage and determination.