Production begins on ‘QUICKSAND’, Starring Carolina Gaitán and Allan Hawco!
Updated: Jul 6
Starring Acclaimed Actor/Singer Carolina Gaitán and International star Allan Hawco Directed by Andrés Beltrán
Toronto, March 25, 2022 - Principal photography began this week for the production, ‘QUICKSAND’, directed by Andrés Beltrán (MalaYerba, Tarumama). The film stars Carolina Gaitán (Encanto) and Allan Hawco (Republic of Doyle, Jack Ryan). ‘QUICKSAND’, produced by Sangre Films (Jason Cherubini of Dawn's Light Media, Nicolas Reyes of Elemental Stories and Sean Patrick Burke of 222 Pictures) is shooting in Bogotá, Colombia for 4 weeks. The film was written by Matt Pitts (Westworld) and executive produced by Richard Switzer, Martin Ramos, John Harris and Kris Meyer.
About the film: A married couple on the brink of divorce become trapped in quicksand while hiking through a Colombian rainforest. It's a struggle for survival as they battle the elements of the jungle and must work together in order to escape.
Gaitán will be taking the stage at this year's Academy Awards to perform the global hit “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” with her cast of Disney’s Encanto. Prior to Encanto, Gaitán was seen in Pantaya’s Malayerba and is best known for her roles in the hit series Juanpis Gonzalez, Sin Senos No Hay Paraiso and Narcos.
“When I started reading Matt’s script I couldn’t stop. It’s such a thrilling and suspenseful story that hooked me immediately. Having Carolina and Allan playing our leading roles makes this a dream project.” Director, Andrés Beltrán
"We are excited to be working with such great and talented people, many of whom have done amazing work in Spanish speaking productions and to now be able to bring their work to English speaking audiences. Working with the team in Colombia to bring this project to life has been informative and exciting, the process is moving along well.” Jason Cherubini, Co-Founder of Dawns Light Movies.
Sangre Films is an independent production company based in Las Vegas that was created to work with diverse creators to produce compelling stories for all screens worldwide while diversifying the filmmaking process both in front of and behind the camera. Sangre was founded by the collaboration of Elemental Stories, one of the best production companies in Colombia partnering with US Production companies 222 Pictures and Dawn’s Light Movies.