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Alex Lifeson to appear in upcoming Canadian horror film The Breach

Fri, Dec 24, 2021@7:45PM | comments

UPDATE - 6/23@2:03PM: Alex is now listed among the cast and crew, playing the role of ... Alex. :)

According to this Toronto Star article Rush's Alex Lifeson will have a small role in the upcoming Canadian horror film The Breach. The film is being directed by Mexican-Canadian Rodrigo Gudiño, and produced by Toronto's Hangar 18 Media with Guns 'N Roses guitarist Slash as an executive producer. The film is based on a book by horror novelist Nick Cutter (aka Craig Davidson) with the screenplay co-written by him and Ian Weir. It was filmed in Parry Sound, ON during September 2020 with an all-Canadian cast and crew, and starring Allan Hawco, Natalie Brown, Emily Alatalo and Wesley French. From the article (thanks RushFanForever):

... The movie is in its final stages of post-production and is to have its festival world premiere sometime in 2022. Producer Andrew Thomas Hunt from Raven Banner Entertainment, a Toronto genre film sales and distribution company, is looking forward to releasing the movie soon. "We'll take the movie to film buyers and distributors around the world and find it a good home," said Hunt. A private cast and crew screening took place recently at the Paradise Theatre on Bloor Street West, with more than 100 people in attendance, including Slash and Lifeson. ...