The upcoming live-action adaptation of the hit video game franchise Home Sweet Home Rebirth has found its key cast.
Michele Morrone (365 days, Submissiveness), William Moseley (The chronicles of Narnia Saga, The Royal), Thai-Norwegian actress and model Urassaya Sperbund (Brother of the year, Fast and feel love) and K-pop/K-drama star Alexander Lee (Moorin School: Saga of the Brave, My Korean Jagiya) have joined the feature, which is currently in production in Bangkok, Thailand.
The filmmaking duo Alexander Kiesl and Steffen Hacker are directing. The visuals are from her German visual effects company Unexpected in collaboration with YGG, the Thai VFX/animation/gaming company. Producers are Dean Altit under his Altit Media Group banner and Pakin Maliwan under Thailand-based Film Frame Productions. Tanat Juwiwat and Saroot Tubloy of YGG and Kia Jam are executive producers.
Home Sweet Home Rebirth follows Jake (Moseley), a police officer who ends up in another realm called “The Hindrance” during a deadly mall shootout. With the help of a mysterious novice monk (Lee), Jake must race against the clock to save his wife Prang (Yaya) and stop an evil occultist, Mek (Morrone), from opening the gates of Hell. The film is based on the survival thriller video game of the same name, The game has sold over 1 million copies worldwide and has become a breakthrough on YouTube and Twitch, with streamers on both platforms receiving more than 370 million views of gameplay.
“Since we first introduced the original game in 2017, we have continued to grow and evolve, consistently providing our players with the most exciting and compelling stories,” said Tanat Juwiwat, CEO of YYG. “We are very pleased about the expansion home Sweet Home With this feature film we will embody the universe and the brand and introduce the game to audiences around the world.”
Morrone is represented by CAA, Ascend Artist Representation and Gang, Tire, Ramer, Brown & Passman; Moseley of CAM, IAG, Untitled Entertainment and Ginsburg Daniels Kallis; Sperbund from Luber Roklin Entertainment and Gang, Tyre, Ramer, Brown & Passman and Lee (UKISS) from Tango Music Korea.