Exclusive Pics from The Descent: Part 2

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01 Dec 09

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Just been sent a couple of exclusive pics of survivor ‘Juno’ (Natalie Mendoza) from The Descent: Part 2, the chilling sequel to the critically acclaimed and globally successful horror hit The Descent.

Dazed, bloodied and speechless with trauma, Sarah Carter (SHAUNA MACDONALD) emerges alone from the Appalachian cave system where the events of The Descent took place. Local Sheriff Redmond Vaines forces her back underground to help the rescue team which is desperately searching for her five missing girlfriends.

As the team move deeper into the caves, Sarah’s flashes of fractured memory intensify and she begins to realise the full horror of the would-be rescue mission. Only Sarah knows the terror which lurks in the shadows of the caves. But they are about to encounter a new tribe of Crawlers, inbred, deformed and even more viciously feral than those Sarah faced before.

Celador Films present a Celador Films Production of THE DESCENT: PART 2 starring Shauna Macdonald (The Descent), Natalie Mendoza (The Descent), Krysten Cummings (Broadway’s ‘Rent’), Gavan O’Herlihy (Willow), Joshua Dallas (The Boxer), Anna Skellern and Douglas Hodge (Scenes of a Sexual Nature).

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Shot at London’s Ealing Studios, the highly anticipated horror thriller is written by J Blakeson (Pitch Perfect), James McCarthy, and James Watkins (My Little Eye, Eden Lake) and marks the feature-directing debut of award-winning editor Jon Harris (The Descent, Stardust). Producers are Christian Colson (The Descent, Slumdog Millionaire) and Ivana MacKinnon (The Descent, The Scouting Book For Boys).

Neil Marshall, the director of The Descent, Doomsday and Dog Soldiers serves as executive producer. Other returning heads of department from the team behind The Descent include co-producer Paul Ritchie (Slumdog Millionaire, Nowhere Boy), director of photography Sam McCurdy (The Hills Have Eyes II), production designer Simon Bowles (Dog Soldiers, Eden Lake), composer David Julyan (The Prestige), special make-up prosthetics and creature effects designer Paul Hyett (The Cottage, Tormented) and casting director Gail Stevens (Severance, Slumdog Millionaire).

The Decent 2 is in UK cinemas December 4 2009 (previews 2-3 Dec).

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Poster for Descent 2

Poster for Descent 2