Steve Parker and Cthulhu Crush Productions have wrapped Love, Colin. The short, lensed around Vancouver last month, stars Thea Gill (Queer as Folk, Dante’s Cove, Mulligans) as a single mother who notices her 15-year-old son’s attraction to other boys.
Veteran producer Steve Parker (The Dark Place, Judas Kiss, WTF!) directed from a script by Kristian Messere, based on the short story by Julian LeBlanc. Led by Gill, the cast includes Dakota Daulby (Falling Skies, iZombie) and Patrick Lubczyk making his screen debut as the titular Colin.
Of her role, Gill said, “My time working on Love, Colin, produced by the incredible creative teams of Cthulhu Crush Productions and Red Castle Films, was full of many refreshing and invigorating acting moments. With sensitive direction from Steve Parker, I enjoyed extremely interesting character discussions and development with the talented cast.”
Parker added, “Ultimately this film is a sensitive treatment of a confusing moment in life, where a boy must find his own voice.”
When Colin’s (Lubczyk) half-brother Zac (Daulby) returns to live with him, there’s a chance for him to rebuild a family bond. But in his absence, Colin has started to find other boys attractive. Colin’s mother, Jennifer (Gill), notices and Colin must grapple with the feelings of his newly restored family and the kind of love he finally wants for himself.
Love, Colin is expected to be released in 2016.
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