Ernie Hudson To Star In Horror Movie ‘Oswald Down The Rabbit Hole’

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EXCLUSIVE: Ghostbusters actor Ernie Hudson has signed on to star in the new horror film Oswald Down the Rabbit Hole.

Hudson will play Oswald Jebediah Coleman, a brilliant animator who is cast away to a bone-chilling magical prison. The synopsis reads: After over 100 years of being trapped there, Oswald’s come-to-life cartoon rabbit is menacing, gruesome and out for blood.

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The film follows the main character, Art, portrayed by Topher Hall. Art is the grandson of Hudson’s Oswald. When Art and his brother, Evan, portrayed by Yasha Rayzberg — who studied for two years at The Ruskin School of Acting and worked with Seinfeld and Arli$$ writer Sam Henry Kass — go on a journey to track down his family lineage, it quickly turns into a bloodcurdling nightmare. They are transported to a place lost in time, shrouded by dark Hollywood magic.

Cameras are set to start rolling on the pic this spring with a budget around the $4.5 million mark. Missouri-born filmmaker Lilton Stewart III is directing. Producer is Lucinda Bruce.

“I am excited to work with everyone on this production,” Hudson said. “It’s an incredibly creative and smart project.”

Stewart added: “I had a very specific vision for Oswald’s character and knew I wanted Ernie for this role from the start, as I’ve always admired iconic cinematic legacy. Ernie is going to bring Oswald’s unique and vengeful spirit to life in the best way possible.”

Hudson is best known for his work in the Ghostbusters films, as Sergeant Albrecht in The Crow and Warden Leo Glynn on HBO’s Oz. Hall starred in Single Drunk Female.

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