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The New Mexico Film Office Announces 'Highway' to Film in New Mexico

New Mexico Film Office Director Nick Maniatis announced today that the feature "Highway" produced by TW Films, Ripple World Pictures, and GCI Film will film in Albuquerque and Moriarty mid-July through early August.

The production will employ 30 New Mexico crew members, 10 New Mexico principal actors and approximately 150 New Mexico background talent.

"We are happy to welcome 'Highway' to New Mexico this Summer and we look forward to a busy Fall," said New Mexico Film Office Director Nick Maniatis. "We know the production will have a great experience working in New Mexico's Film Industry."

"This is great news, and we welcome the film industry to the city of Moriarty, and are looking forward to working with them," said Moriarty Mayor Ted Hart. "With the amount of employment and tax dollars created, this will be greatly appreciated. Moriarty welcomes the movie 'Highway' to our great city."

The feature is directed by Alexandra McGuinness ("Lotus Eaters," "Riders"), along with producers Anna O'Malley ("Volkswagen Joe," "Blight," "First Love"), Dominic Wright ("Zoo," "Retreat," "Song for A Raggy Boy") and Eamonn Cleary ("Volkswagen Joe," "Hill Street," "Blight").

"Highway" is also executive produced by the Irish Film Board along with executive producers Jacqueline Kerrin (Ripple World Pictures), Adam Stanhope, and Graham Appleby (GCI Film).

"We are delighted to announce that production is starting in New Mexico on Alexandra McGuinness's feature film 'Highway", said producer Anna O'Malley. "We look forward to shooting in the breathtaking landscape of New Mexico and working with the talented local cast and crew."

Starring Eiza Gonzalez ("Baby Driver," "Alita: Battle Angel"), Lucy Fry ("Bright," "11.22.63"), Christian Camargo ("The Hurt Locker," "Romeo and Juliet"), Josh Hartnett ("Black Hawk Down," "Pearl Harbor"), Blake Berris (" Breaking Bad," "Pretty Little Liars") and Sheila Vand ("Whiskey Tango Foxtrot," "A Girl Walks Home Alone"), "Highway," is the story of Jane, a local rodeo queen who goes missing; Heidi throws everything into her search to find her best friend, in a remote desert town with a history of missing women.

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