Games Of Thrones’ Conan Stevens Stars In The Gorefest ‘Dead Squad’

January 17, 2017

Written by Kelli Marchman McNeely

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Dominik Hauser will be making his directorial with ‘Dead Squad’ the gore-filled tale of  a group of friends, lost in the jungle during a river rafting trip, who stumble across an ancient ruin filled with monsters.

Leading the cast is 7 foot tall Conan Stevens, who you will recognize for his role as “Sir Gregor Clegane” aka “The Mountain” from season 1 of ‘Game of Thrones’, a role later played by Júlís “Thor” Björnsson. Stevens, also played the role of the Orc King in ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’. He also appeared in ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies’ as the “Keeper of the Dungeons”.


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Carma Sharon, Jonathan Looper, Ryan Sobolski, Réka Gavaldi, Alina Carson, Bianca Zouppas, Peer Metze, Matt Grey, Guy Talon, Stephen Dixon, and Elizabeth Morse co-star in ‘Dead Squad’, co-written by Hauser and Nancy Thornhill.


From the Press Release:

Los Angeles, CA — It was announced today that Movie Studio Bali will produce the horror gorefest “DEAD SQUAD,” which will star Australian giant Conan Stevens. The film is the directorial debut of co-writer Dominik Hauser and begins filming in Bali, Indonesia in February.
Orlando Bassi of Movie Studio Bali, and Christopher Hatton, producer and director of “BATTLE OF THE DAMNED” are producing.
“DEAD SQUAD” is a campy, splatter-filled, horror adventure that harkens back to classic films of the early 80s. It concerns a group of young people who become lost in
the jungle during a river rafting trip and stumble upon a long lost ruin that is home to a host of mysterious monsters.
Conan Stevens, known for portraying ‘The Mountain’ in “GAME OF THRONES,” and the Orc King in “THE HOBBIT,” headlines a crew of fantastical creatures that comprise the “DEAD SQUAD.”
Christopher Hatton: “The film will to be a lot of messy, bloody fun. Dominik has a twisted vision and the creature effects being built by Movie Studio Bali are bringing
it to life. Camp horror fans will eat this one up.”
Orlando Bassi: “I am thrilled to be working with Dominik and his team. We’re currently constructing the elaborate sets. It is all quite incredible.”
About Movie Studio Bali:
Located in the rainforest, Movie Studio Bali is the only film studio in Bali, Indonesia.


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‘Dead Squad’ will begin filming this February. We will keep you posted as the film evolves.

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