Regional
12:21 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

Three New Productions Filming In New Mexico

Three new films projects are coming to New Mexico.

New Mexico Film Office Director Nick Maniatis on Wednesday announced that a dramatic thriller called "The Guest," will be filming through the end of August in Moriarty, Edgewood and Estancia.

Starring Downtown Abbey's Dan Stephens, "The Guest" is about a family that takes in a houseguest who claims to have been friends with their deceased eldest son.

Also being filmed in the state this month and next is a political drama called "Persecuted," and a movie called "Dry Lake.

"Persecuted" is the story of a contemporary evangelist who is framed for murder by a senator and his allies. Stars include James Remar, Bruce Davison, Fred Thompson, Raoul Trujillo and Natalie Grant.

"Dry Lake" is about three Native American teenagers, an adopted Christian girl, a rebellious father-to-be, and a promiscuous friend trying to escape the hardships of life on an Indian reservation.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.