Suri Krishnamma, an award winning British film director, has been chosen to direct a new independent British feature film, ‘Megan’s Game’. The screenplay is an adaptation of Tony Drury’s romantic thriller and is set for filming in spring 2014 with a cinematic release next autumn.
Suri’s latest movie a thriller ‘The Dark Tourist’ starring Melanie Griffith and Michael Cudlitz opened in the US this summer and premiered in London at Frightfest 2013. Other recent features include ‘Bad Karma’ starring Ray Liotta and Dominic Purcell, ‘Locked In’ with Ben Barnes and Eliza Dushku, ‘Good Karma’ with Billy Connelly and ‘New Year’s Day’ for which Suri won The Jury Prize at the Raindance Film Festival and The Grand Prix at Yubari, Japan. Suri also directed Albert Finney in three times BAFTA nominated ‘A Man of No Importance’. He also has extensive television credits including the award winning ‘The Cazelets’ with Hugh Bonneville, Jimmy Nail’s ‘Spender’, ‘Cold Blood’ for ITV with John Hannah, a contemporary adaption of ‘Wuthering Heights’; and multiple episodes of ‘Waking the Dead’, ‘Dalziel & Pascoe’ and ‘Soldier Soldier’.
Suri will be joining an elite team in film production led by producer Paul Tucker at the helm and working alongside screen writer Crispian Sallis and co-producer Jonathan Stafford. Production and post production of ‘Megan’s Game’ will be at Shepperton film studios where Tucker has been based for over 20 years.
‘Suri is a great addition to the team, he has remarkable vision. We are very pleased to have him on board, he is one the best directors for this project’ said Tucker.
A love story with a murder twist, set against the beautiful backdrops of Snowdonia, the Welsh coast, Cote d’Azur and London, ‘Megan’s Game’ has the glitz, glamour and intrigue of the City. Peppered with power struggles and sexual charge, it has all the ingredients of a box office hit!