Printer Friendly

Lee puts fear into Borders.


HORROR king Christopher Lee will be filming in Scotland later this year on a movie based on the Borders Common Ridings.

The 82-year-old Lord of the Rings star features in a new hair-raiser, May Day, which tells the story of Pagan cults who turn the Common Ridings into fear festivals.

The pounds 11million movie, which was originally called The Riding of the Laddie, follows two visiting America Christians who attempt to convert pagans to the word of God.

Lee will be re-united once again with legendary Wicker Man director Robin Hardy, who has also recruited the services of Sean Aston and Vanessa Redgrave for the new film.

Hardy said: "Christopher Lee, Sean Aston and Vanessa Redgrave are all committed to the project - so it's looking good."

Filming is due to take place at various locations in the Borders as well as in Glasgow and America.


STAR: Christopher
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2004 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Date:Aug 6, 2004
Previous Article:Two men die in car smashes.
Next Article:Bully hell girl sues for pounds 20k.

Related Articles
Mother's relief as missing son found.
Job loss fears in ITV shake-up; Proposal to reduce number of regional service sites.
Insiders talk about what's happening at Post.
Kyodo economic news summary -4-.
Councillor concerned for Tote workforce.

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2021 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters |