The Retreat will begin filming in Wales in September with Cillian Murphy and Thandie Newton Sony Pictures has already claimed the UK distribution rights to the movie about a married couple who rent a cottage on a remote island to fix their marriage, plans cut short when a soldier wearing a biohazard suit washes up on the beach claiming that everyone on the mainland has been killed by a virus.
Written by planned first-time director Carl Tibbets, an editor who worked on films like Alien vs. Predator, the high concept thriller is being described as a cross between Knife in the Water and Dead Calm. It’s produced by Gary Sinyor of Magnet Films exec. produced by famed talk show host David Frost.