Mangled bodies and overturned cars were strewn along Highbury Ave. Saturday night — a truly horrific scene.Fortunately, it was all fiction. The gory accident scene that shut a section of the highway between Commissioners Rd. and Bradley Ave. for hours was a location shoot for Kingdom Come — the second feature film for London-based Matchbox Pictures. The scene looked authentic enough, with dozens of smashed and overturned cars, fire trucks and ambulances — enough to draw crowds of curious onlookers. Lead actors...
The full-length horror movie Kingdom Come, being filmed by London-based Matchbox Pictures, is expected to wrap up soon. About 90% of the scenes have been shot at the former Southwest Regional Centre, which closed in 2008 after more than 40 years of serving patients with varying psychiatric conditions and disabilities.
Chatham native Greg A. Sager, who is directing the film, said the location, which has fallen into a dilapidated state, has provided a great aura for the cast and crew.
An indication of the freakiness of the building was apparent by the refusal of some neighbours to accept an invitation to visit the set.
The internet is a wild beast. Here is a collection of webites spreading the word of Matchbox Pictures supernatural thriller "Kingdom Come" which will be released fall of 2014.