Shut In is an upcoming French psychological thriller film directed by Farren Blackburn and written by Christina Hodson. The film stars Naomi Watts, Oliver Platt, Charlie Heaton, David Cubitt and Jacob Tremblay. The film is set to be released on November 11, 2016.
A widowed child psychologist (Watts) lives an isolated existence in rural New England. Caught in a deadly winter storm, she must find a way to rescue a young boy before he disappears forever.
On November 5, 2014, it was announced that EuropaCorp had set Farren Blackburn to direct a psychological thriller based on the 2012 Black List script, Shut In by Christina Hodson. EuropaCorp would be finance, distribute worldwide and co-produce the film with Lava Bear Films. Naomi Watts was set to play the lead role. On March 18, 2015, Oliver Platt, Charlie Heaton, David Cubitt, Jacob Tremblay, and Clementine Poidatz were added to the cast of the film.
Filming began in mid-March 2015 in Canada, as actress Watts was spotted on March 15 during filming in Sutton, Quebec. Filming took place in Eastern Townships of Quebec before the production moved to Vancouver, British Columbia.