Ed Westwick and Madalina Ghenea are starring in the upcoming film Deep Fear.
Madalina, who plays Sophia Loren in House of Gucci, stars as yachtswoman Naomi who embarks on a solo trip through the Caribbean to meet her boyfriend Jackson (Westwick).
After a storm, her character encounters survivors of a shipwreck who are actually drug traffickers. They force Naomi to dive down into their sunken ship to retrieve cocaine.
Here, she then “encounters a frenzy of vicious tiger sharks, whom she must outwit to survive” report Variety.
Marcus Adams directs the film.
Ed says he is “excited for this one.”
Ghenea says that she “loved this character from the moment I read the script. Naomi is a fiercely confident, vibrant and highly accomplished young woman – it’s an honour to be playing such an empowering female lead role.”
She also notes that she undertook “intensive diving training in preparation for the role”.
The release date is currently under wraps.
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