Among the Shadows – USA, 2018

‘Where the werewolves roam’

Among the Shadows is a 2018 American supernatural horror feature film featuring werewolves directed by Tiago Mesquita (co-producer of The Monkey’s Paw) from a screenplay by Mark Morgan. The movie stars Lindsay Lohan, Charlotte Beckett, Gianni Capaldi and Dominik Madani.

Plot:

Kristy Wolfe (Charlotte Beckett) is a Brussels private eye descended from werewolves who must go to work when her uncle Harry Goldtsone is murdered in a politically-motivated attack. Patricia Sherman (Lindsay Lohan), the wife of European Federation President Richard Sherman, hires Wolfe to investigate Goldstone’s killing, as he was her husband’s campaign manager.

Wolfe finds bodies falling all over city and must use her innate instincts to unravel the case and stay alive long enough unmask the conspiracy…

Reviews:

“Haphazard editing, sudden sex scenes, and other nonsensical non-sequiturs contribute additional carelessness to this cacophony of virtually unwatchable chaos. If Lindsay Lohan weren’t sleepwalking through it, you’d have never heard of Among the Shadows, and would be blissfully better off for it.” Ian Sedensky, Culture Crypt

“this movie will test your endurance because these are some of the worst visuals I have seen in my life. I don’t believe I can overstate this enough, the visuals are TERRIBLE. There are scenes where the characters who are supposed to be on the streets of France are standing behind a blatant blue screen so bad, it is made to look even worse when a character moves in the shot.” Jacob Smith, Society Reviews

“European politics, werewolves, vampires and Lindsay Lohan. We have the makings of an epic here, an epic train wreck that is. Among the Shadows does not disappoint, writer Mark Morgan and director Tiago Mesquita serve up a cocktail of incomprehensible plotting and awful dialogue. Meanwhile Lohan moves into the Bela Lugosi phase of her career…” Jim Morazzini, Voices from the Balcony

Cast and characters:

  • Lindsay Lohan … Patricia Sherman – Scary Movie 5; Side Effects
  • Charlotte Beckett … Kristy Wolfe – Penny Dreadful TV series
  • Gianni Capaldi … Lieutenant McGregor
  • Dominik Madani … Colin Haroosen
  • Reynald Bialès … Frederik
  • Barry Jay Minoff … Matthew
  • Kristoffel Verdonck … Richard Sherman
  • John Flanders … Uncle Harry
  • Peter Organ … Lycan
  • Daniel Hugh Kelly … Bittencourt
  • Jean-Michel Vovk … Max Eddelman
  • Olivier Englebert … Bastien
  • Bond Mgebrishvili … Mason
  • Gaelle Gillis … Nina
  • Sulaiman Rochemont … Louis

Filming locations:

Brussels and AED Studios, Lint, Flanders, Belgium

Working title:

The Shadow Within

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