England - March 24th, 2010– Frazer Nash Communications today announced that it has obtained the exclusive worldwide rights to develop and publish interactive entertainment games based on the Parkland Pictures film "The Heavy". This British-made film was directed and created by Marcus Warren, a new British talent in the world of cinema. The film is a political crime thriller about family rivalry and betrayal.
"The Heavy" boasts an impressive British cast, led by British Independent Film Award Nominee Gary Stretch (Dead Man’s Shoes, Alexander), Vinnie Jones (X-Men:The Last Stand, Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels), musician Lee Ryan from‘Blue’ in his first on-screen role, Academy Award® Nominee Stephen Rea (The Crying Game, V for Vendetta), Adrian Paul (Highlander Endgame, Alien Tracker), Christopher Lee (Alice in Wonderland, The Lord of The Rings), Shannyn Sossamon (A Knight’s Tale, 40 Days and 40 Nights) and Sadie Frost (Love, Honour and Obey). Music by Paul Oakenfold
Frazer Nash, CEO of Frazer Nash Communications, said,
This is a great opportunity for my company; we’re usually hired to help promote the games and we have had great success over the last few years with our clients. In addition to PR and Marketing of games, we have spent more and more time with film producers and directors due to our relationship with SCI FI LONDON, a major film festival based in London. We have a number of other projects which we will be announcing over the new few months. Our task for The Heavy is to find the right developer to create the world of The Heavy; a modern day England with shady debt-collector characters who don’t shy away from violence and intimidation to get what is owed.
Boots (Stretch), is a henchman for a successful but shady businessman, and is locked into his life of crime. Newly released from prison he attempts to leave his troubled ways behind him– but to do this he must complete just one last assignment– to assassinate his own brother Christian, an MP hotly tipped to be the next Prime Minister. When Boots is given the opportunity to finally exact his revenge on the brother who testified against him and helped land him in jail in the first place– the temptation is too great to resist… As events take a downward spiral, Boots realises that he can’t take anything for granted, especially not when family is involved.
Marcus Warren makes his directorial debut with THE HEAVY, a stylish portrayal of inner city London. Original music is by legendary music producer and DJ, Paul Oakenfold. Packing a punch, THE HEAVY doesn’t hold back and exposes a world where you can trust no one and loyalty is rare.
THE HEAVY is released in cinemas across the UK on 16th April 2010.
For further information on the film and interview requests please contact Rogers&Cowan:
Caragh Cook 0203 048 0482 firstname.lastname@example.org
Emma McCorkell 0203 048 0481 email@example.com