TWILIGHT's Booboo Stewart to Star in Adaptation of THE PINEVILLE HEIST
Seventeen-year-old AaRon Stevens stumbles into the aftermath of a five million dollar bank heist Gone wrong. Hiding under a canoe, Aaron partially catches the murder of one of the robbers. Through the chaos he sneaks away with the money and heads straight for the closest place of safety, his high school. Terrified, Aaron tells his shocking tale to Amanda Becker, his drama teacher, but it doesn't take long for one of the psychotic robbers to show up. In the locked down school the pair are relentlessly pursued in a quest to get the money back and wipe out the evidence.'
The adrenaline rushed teen thriller is already gaining a huge following, with 60,000 fans following @pinevilleheist on Twitter and over 42,000 copies of 'The Pineville Heist' having been sold in ebook, paperback and audiobook formats.
In what can only be described as a unique and bold move, Chambers adapted his award-winning screenplay with Todd Gordon into a novel while going through the processes of producing the movie version.
"I want to star in The Pineville Heist movie because it's a good story and something I haven't done before. I like bringing things to life and I just think this is a great project. I really enjoy how, once it starts, it just goes. It's a thriller!" Stewart enthuses.
A hint of romance that is also likely to appeal to the already rapidly growing band of young female followers of The Pineville Heist and this young movie heart throb.
Lee Chambers is a British Canadian writer, director and producer who has received critical acclaim from Total Film Magazine and Fox Television. In 2005 Chambers developed the Make It Short Film Project gaining Executive Producer support from Academy Award winners, Paul Haggis, Denys Arcand and Roger Corman. With his heart-warming 2009 critically acclaimed, 'When Life Gives You Lemons' short, starring Basil Hoffman, an experience Hoffman describes, "... as comfortable as any experience I have had including my work with eight Academy Award winning directors". The film was selected by over 45 film festivals worldwide. In 2012, Chambers won Screenwriter of the Year Award by Music Film and Motion in Canada for his short film, 'Hugh Jackman Saves the World'.
#1 Amazon Best Seller Rank: Mystery & Thriller (April 2012)
#1 Amazon Best Seller Rank: Children's Mystery, Espionage and Detective (April to July 2012)
#3 Best Seller Rank for all books in the Kindle Store (April 2012)
Award-Winning Finalist - Young Adult Fiction : 2012 International Book Awards
Grand Prize Screenplay Winner : 2011 Canadian International Film Festival