Dig Two Graves, LLC and Producer PJ Fishwick, Line Producer Claire Connelly, and Associate Producers Philip S. Plowden and Jon Parker have announced the full cast and creative team for the independent Feature Film Dig Two Graves. The new thriller written by Hunter Adams and Jeremy Phillips, is being directed by Hunter Adams and has begun filming in and around the Shawnee National Forest area of Southern Illinois.
"We are thrilled to have filmmakers utilize Illinois' picturesque scenery," said IFO Managing Director Betsy Steinberg.
Dig Two Graves is filming in a number of Southern Illinois' unique and scenic locations including the Cypress Swamps of the Cache River, the Tunnel Hill State Trail and Cave-in-Rock State Park as well as the historic antebellum A.J. Kuykendall Home in Vienna.
Ted Levine (Shutter Island; American Gangster; Silence of the Lambs) in the role of "Sheriff Waterhouse" and Danny Goldring (The Dark Knight; Chicago Overcoat; The Fugitive) as "Proctor" lead the cast. 14-year-old newcomer and Oklahoma native, Sami Isler stars in the role of "Jake Mather." They are joined by Troy Ruptash (30 Days of Night Dark Days; Tortilla Soup) as "Wyeth." Mikush Lleshdedaj and Chicago actors Bradley Grant Smith, Kara Zediker, Ryan Kitley, Mark Lancaster, Dean Evans, Audrey Francis, Ann Sonneville, Bert Matias, Sauda Namir, Ben Schneider, and Southern Illinois native Gabe Cain round out the cast.
The creative team for Dig Two Graves is being led by: Eric Maddison (Director of Photography); Merje Veski (Production Designer); Lizzie Cook (Costume Designer); Rebekah Lieto (Hair & Make-Up Design); Matt Miller (Casting); Tom Lowell (Stunts); Jay Appleberry (Special Effects); Ron Forsythe (Gaffer); Sarah Schooley (Script Supervisor); Danny Rodriguez (Sound Mixer); Matt Stratton (Armorer); and Buddy Hickerson (Storyboard Artist). Southern Illinois native and college professor Tony Gerard is serving as the Fixer and Animal Wrangler, and local historian and author Jon Musgrave is working closely with the Locations Department.