Jacob Gentry (Synchronicity) directs the feature which is inspired by real broadcast interruptions that occurred in the Windy City in the late 1980s.
Shum Jr., also known for his role in Disney-ABC’s Shadowhunters, will play a video archivist who comes across a surreal and disturbing clip of what appears to be an imprisoned android. He believes it’s the product of broadcast signal hacking, but his discovery takes a sinister turn when he tracks down similar broadcast intrusions.
Greg Newman, Nicola Goelzhaeuser, Giles Edwards and Brett Hays are producing for UK and U.S.-based genre firm Queensbury Pictures. Shum Jr. is an executive producer. Writers are Brit duo Tim Woodall and Phil Drinkwater who submitted the screenplay through New Blood,