The bestselling novel written by B.A. Paris, “The Breakdown,” officially began filming in the UK with the title Blackwater Lane.
The psychological thriller film will star Minka Kelly, Maggie Grace, and Dermot Mulroney.
“The Breakdown” was featured on both the New York Times and Sunday Times bestseller lists. This will be the first novel by Paris to receive a film adaptation.
The film will feature supernatural elements. Minka Kelly (The Roommate), Maggie Grace (Lost), and Dermot Mulroney (Young Guns) star in the movie.
It will tell the story of a woman who ignores a stranded driver while driving along a road. After the woman discovers a killed driver, she becomes convinced she will be the next victim.
Jeff Celentano directs the adaptation.
Elizabeth Fowler, Warren Ostergard, and Lucinda Thakrar serve as the film’s producers.
Ron Cundy, Phil Hunt, Greg Schenz, Oleg Shardin, and Tannaz Anisi serve as the film’s executive producers. Alex Lane is also co-producing. 13 Films is handling worldwide sales.
Blackwater Lane does not currently have an official release date. See below for details on the original book by B.A. Paris.
The Break Down – B. A. Paris Novel
“Cass is having a hard time since the night she saw the car in the woods, on the winding rural road, in the middle of a downpour, with the woman sitting inside — the woman who was killed.The book’s official plot.
She’s been trying to put the crime out of her mind; what could she have done, really? It’s a dangerous road to be on in the middle of a storm. Her husband would be furious if he knew she’d broken her promise not to take that shortcut home. And she probably would only have been hurt herself if she’d stopped.
But since then, she’s been forgetting every little thing: where she left the car, if she took her pills, the alarm code, why she ordered a pram when she doesn’t have a baby.
The only thing she can’t forget is that woman, the woman she might have saved, and the terrible nagging guilt.
Or the silent calls she’s receiving, or the feeling that someone’s watching her…”