"We Are Marshall" co-producers Roll Cameras for King Horror Flick "Mercy" Featuring "Super 8" Star

Edited by Tony Rutherford from Multiple Reports
Shooting Library Scene of "We Are Marshall"
Shooting Library Scene of "We Are Marshall"
Photo Tony Rutherford

Production has started on the Stephen King horror thriller, “Mercy.”  Dylan (“American Horror Story”) stars with Chandler (“Walking Dead”) and Joel (“Super 8”) Courtney.

“We Are Marshall” co-producers, McG and Mary Viola are producing under their Wonderland Sound and Vision label along with Blumhouse’s , Jason Blum.  Blumhouse is known for its high quality micro-budget films such as the “Paranormal Activity” franchise , “Sinister” and “Insidious.”

Courtney landed the pivotal role of Joe Lamb in J.J. Abrams “Super 8,” which was short in and around Weirton, WV. He has since played Tom Sawyer in the yet to be released “Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn” , shot the “Healer,” and a Fox TV pilot, “Rogue.”

Based upon King’s short story “Gramma,”  the two boys proceed to grandma’s house not knowing that she is a witch deep in the evil covens of black magic.

Universal will release on an undetermined date.

Warner Bros. shot three weeks of "We Are Marshall" on location in Huntington and on the Marshall University campus.

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