Vanishing Angle Sets Jim Cummings Thriller ‘The Beta Test’ as Next Film (Exclusive)

Vanishing Angle, the production company behind Sundance winner “Thunder Road,” has re-teamed with writer-director Jim Cummings for thriller “The Beta Test.”The studio will produce the movie — about a married Hollywood agent who deals with the fallout after receiving a mysterious letter from an anonymous sexual encounter.

The cast includes Cummings, Pj McCabe, Olivia Applegate and Virginia Newcomb.

Filming wrapped in December and production is expected to be completed by the end of the summer.“It’s our new movie about the Agency fight with the WGA,” Cummings said in a statement.

“It’s a horror film.”Vanishing Angle, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary, will also be the subject of a case study from the Sundance Institute.

It will take a look at the self-distribution of “Thunder Road,” the 2018 Sundance Film Festival grand jury prize winner, and provide a road map for independent filmmakers and studios hoping to successfully distribute their own feature.

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