Redcon-1

Redcon-1
  • 2018
  • USA
  • 1h 57min
  • 18
  • Directed by: Chee Keong Cheung
  • Cast: Oris Erhuero, Carlos Gallardo, Mark Strange

A zombie apocalypse spreads from a London prison around the UK. The only hope of saving mankind is rescuing the professor responsible for the virus, who is stuck in the city now overrun my the undead.

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Director: Chee Keong CheungCast: Oris Erhuero, Carlos Gallardo, Mark Strange, Joshua Dickinson, Martyn Ford, Akira Koieyama, Katarina Leigh WatersDoors open 7.00pm, adverts and trailers 7.15pm, film commences 7.45pmPost film panel discussion and audience QA session 9.45-10.15pm––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––After a zombie apocalypse spreads from a London prison, the UK is brought to its knees. The spread of the virus is temporarily contained but, without a cure, its only a matter of time before it breaks its boundaries.With the South East of England quarantined from the rest of the world using fortified borders, intelligence finds that the scientist responsible for the outbreak is alive and well in London. With his recovery being the only hope of a cure, a squad of eight Special Forces soldiers is sent on a suicide mission to the city, now ruled by the undead, with a single task: get him out alive within 72 hours by any means necessary. What emerges is an unlikely pairing on a course to save humanity against ever-rising odds.Bursting with action, violence and a huge cast of zombies, Redcon-1 is a thrill-ride of a film that will leave you breathless with its take-no-prisoners approach.The production of Redcon-1 saw filming take place all across the UK in 12 different cities, including Glasgow, Edinburgh, Manchester, Lancaster, Preston, London, Stafford and Rugby, amongst others.QA Guests post film (9.45 - 10.15pm):Chee Keong Cheung- Writer/Director/ProducerBorn in the UK, Chees family background resides in China. Having proven his aptitude for high-octane action cinema and riveting, character-led drama with his first two feature films 12 and Bodyguard: A New Beginning and now his latest feature film the action, zombie horror war film REDCON-1 Chee Keong Cheung is one of the most exciting up-and-coming action filmmakers in the business today, and continues to redefine the perceptions of action cinema through evolving, ambitious projects.Carlos Gallardo- Executive Producer/ActorCarlos is best known for producing and starring in the classic feature film El Mariachi, directed by his close friend Robert Rodriguez. Following his success with El Mariachi, Carlos proceeded to work as an actor and co-producer on Desperado starring Selma Hayek and Antonio Banderas. He then went on to produce the third film in the trilogy Once Upon A Time In Mexico, starring Johnny Depp, Mickey Rourke, Willem Dafoe, alongside Selma Hayek and Antonio Banderas once more. Carlos plays Sergeant Frederik Reeves in REDCON-1 and also serves as Executive Producer on the film.Mark Strange- Actor/Producer/Fight Co-ordinatorMark Strange is a hugely talented actor and producer. His credits include Twins Effect, The Medallion (alongside Jackie Chan), Christopher Nolans Batman Begins and Displaced, a British action film featuring Sir Ian McKellen which Mark also produced. Additional onscreen credits include the action-drama Best Laid Plans alongside Stephen Graham (Boardwalk Empire) and also Stan Lees Lucky Man. His other producing credits include 12 and Bodyguard: A New Beginning. Mark plays Lieutenant Frank Perez in REDCON-1 and also served as co-writer, co-producer and action fight co-ordinator on the film.

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