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WAS is an intense psychological thriller starring Stellan Skarsgard (Pirates of the Caribbean, The Exorcist: the Beginning), Melissa George (30 Days of Night), Selma Blair (Hellboy 2: The Golden Army), Ashley Walters (Bullet Boy) and Tom Hardy (Black Hawk Down) will be released by Vertigo Films on 22nd February 2008.
Bodies are turning up in the dark city streets - some horribly mutilated, others with the equation w?z carved into their flesh. As Detective Argo (SkarsgÃ¥rd) and his new partner (George) unearth the meaning of the equation, they realise that each victim is being offered a gruesome choice - kill your loved ones or be killed.
Director Tom Shankland makes his feature film debut with W?Z, from an original screenplay by Clive Bradley (The Vice). Shankland has already been nominated for two BAFTA awards for his short movies Bait and Going Down and will begin production on his new horror The Day in February 2008.
W?Z is produced by Vertigo films and will be released in cinemas around the UK on 22nd February 2008. Certificate: 18. Running Time: 92 minutes.
Starring: Selma Blair, Melissa George