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21st Aug 2018

A supernatural thriller set in Carlow is coming to Netflix this Thursday

Rudi Kinsella

The Lodgers

A thriller set in Wexford featuring two Game of Thrones stars? Sign us up.

You wouldn’t normally associate the county of Wexford with big movies, but you may be about to start.

The Lodgers is coming to Netflix this Thursday, and the entire thing is set in Carlow, and filmed in Wexford.

The movie follows twins Rachel and Edward as their property plays home to a sinister presence…

If that hasn’t got you hooked already, it also stars two actors you may know from Game of Thrones. David Bradley, who plays Walder Frey (of Red Wedding fame) and Eugene Simon (Lancel Lannister) star in the movie.

Have a look at the trailer.

Clip via Epic Pictures Group

You can read a full synopsis of the movie below:

1920, rural Ireland. Anglo Irish twins Rachel and Edward share a strange existence in their crumbling family estate. Each night, the property becomes the domain of a sinister presence (The Lodgers) which enforces three rules upon the twins: they must be in bed by midnight; they may not permit an outsider past the threshold; if one attempts to escape, the life of the other is placed in jeopardy. When troubled war veteran Sean returns to the nearby village, he is immediately drawn to the mysterious Rachel, who in turn begins to break the rules set out by The Lodgers. The consequences pull Rachel into a deadly confrontation with her brother – and with the curse that haunts them.

Cast: Bill Milner (X-Men: First Class, Locke) Charlotte Vega (The Misfits Club, Another Me) David Bradley (Captain America: The First Avenger, Harry Potter, Game of Thrones) Eugene Simon (Game of Thrones, Ben Hur) Moe Dunford (Vikings, Patrick’s Day) Director Brian O’Malley (Let Us Prey) Writer David Turpin (The Indecents).

That’s our Thursday night sorted.

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