Murphy, Birch Reach A Deadline

Brittany Murphy, Thora Birch and Tammy Blanchard will star in the psychological thriller “Deadline” says The Hollywood Reporter.

Murphy plays a scribe who travels to an abandoned house to write a screenplay. A bout of writer’s block and other unforeseen events lead her to a psychological breakdown. Marc Blucas also stars.

Sean McConville is making his directorial debut with the independently financed feature, which began shooting Wednesday in Louisiana.