Thursday, January 10, 2013

Plastic starts shooting in Florida

Filming has started today in Florida on Plastic,a fast paced thriller from BAFTA-nominated director Julian Gilbey, based on a true story.

24 year old Ed Speleers (represented by Independent Talent) leads the cast as Sam – a young credit card fraudster who crosses the wrong man and has to pull off a massive con job in order to win his freedom. Ed can currently be seen in Series 3 of Downton Abbey, and also recently starred in werewolf comedy-horror feature Love Bite.

Will Poulter, who last year filmed alongside Jennifer Aniston in We Are The Millers, plays fellow university student Fordy, who helps run the credit card fraud scheme with characters Yatesy, played by Game of Thrones's Alfie Allen and Gurmet played by Skins star Sebastian De Souza (represented by Waring & McKenna).

The film follows the fortunes of the young group of students when they fall foul of a sadistic crime boss. They are given two weeks to raise £2 million – otherwise they must face the consequences...

Using a series of smart cons, the guys fly off to Miami and target Florida’s big spenders and their credit cards. But as greed and jealousy threaten the friends, they need one last heist before their past catches up with them...

Set in London and Miami, Plastic is described as an ‘Ocean’s Eleven’ for the next generation and is set for international cinema release in the summer of 2013.

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