‘The Tribe’ Director Roxy Shih Set to Helm Thriller ‘Painkillers’ — Exclusive

‘The Tribe’ Director Roxy Shih Set to Helm Thriller ‘Painkillers’ — Exclusive
No stranger to the independent circuit, Roxy Shih is a Taiwanese-American filmmaker who has screened her work at acclaimed festivals such as the La Asian Pacific Film Festival, SXSW, Toronto Independent, and Dances with Films.

The Tribe,” her debut feature film, earned her various awards, including Best Director at Other Worlds Austin. Having just recently wrapped production on the first season of the new sci-fi anthology series “Dark / Web,” Shih has now been tapped to take on her second feature: the genre-twisting thriller “Painkillers.” The film is written by Giles Daoust, best known for his screenwriting work on genre pictures like “The Room” (no, not that “The Room” and “Artifacts”).

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Luke Barnett and Vincent Masciale will produce under their Lone Suspect banner, alongside Daoust and Catherine Dumonceaux on behalf of Title Media. Mike Macari and Alain Berliner are executive producing.
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