True Blood star suits up for modern western thriller Red Hill

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Strand Releasing has launched the first trailer for the modern-day western thriller Red Hill, starring True Blood vampire killer Ryan Kwanten.

Written and directed by Patrick Hughes, Red Hill centers on young police officer Shane Cooper (True Blood’s Ryan Kwanten) relocates to the small country town of Red Hill with his pregnant wife Alice to start a family. But when news of a prison break sends the local law enforcement officers – led by the town’s ruling presence, Old Bill – into a panic, Shane’s first day on duty rapidly turns into a nightmare. Enter Jimmy Conway, a convicted murderer serving life behind bars, who has returned to the isolated outpost seeking revenge. Now caught in the middle of what will become a terrifying and bloody confrontation, Shane will be forced to take the law into his own hands if he is to survive.

A taut thriller which unfolds over the course of a single day and night, and told with explosive action and chilling violence, Red Hill is a modern-day western played out against the extraordinary landscapes of high-country Australia.

Red Hill also stars Steve Bisley, Tommy Lewis, Claire van der Boom, Christopher Davis, Kevin Harrington, Richard Sutherland, Ken Radley, John Brumpton, Cliff Ellen, Jim Daly, Dom Phelan, Eddie Baroo, Tim Hughes, Ken Connley, Richard E. Young and Jennifer Jarman-Walker, and will screen during the Chicago International Film Festival, the Mill Valley Film Festival, Fantastic Fest, and the Philadelphia Film Festival before its November 5, 2010 release.

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Red Hill movie poster
Red Hill movie poster

Find out more about Red Hill at redhillmovie.com.