Thursday, October 15, 2015
17 year old Theo Stevenson (represented by Independent Talent) leads the cast of Butterfly Kisses which has just started shooting in London. Theo rose to fame in the title role of Horrid Henry - The Movie and was more recently seen in the acclaimed Channel 4 sci-fi drama Humans.
He is joined by Byron Lyons (represented by IAG) from London in his first screen role, and fellow newcomer 16 year old Liam Whiting from Buckinghamshire (represented by JPA Associates).
Developed as part of Film London's Microwave feature development programme, the film tells the story of three teenage friends growing up on a housing estate in London. The shoot will take place in the Clapham Common area in London.
Following a day in the life of Jake and his two best friends, we enter a teenage world revolving around sex and porn. Each friend has their own demons, but Jake has a dark secret. One that he can’t confess to anyone, including his friends.
The teenage cast also includes Rosie Day, (represented by Troika), who has most recently filmed on Outlander, and Broadchurch's Charlotte Beaumont (represented by Curtis Brown), joined by child actors 11 year old Honor Kneafsey (represented by A&J Management), who starred in Our Zoo and can be seen in Miss You Already, and CBeebies' Jocelyn McNab (represented by AlphabetKidz) who was recently seen in The Outcast.
Butterfly Kisses is produced by Blue Shadows Films, in collaboration with Film London and the BBC.
Written and developed by the Blue Shadows team (Greer Ellison & Merlin Merton) the project is directed by Rafael Kapelinski.