SHOOTING STARS: Local blokes Nathan Watt, Dylan Watt, Chris McGahan, Walter Mapes, Blake Doro and Chris Thornton get in character for the upcoming movie produced by Chris Mauch.
SHOOTING STARS: Local blokes Nathan Watt, Dylan Watt, Chris McGahan, Walter Mapes, Blake Doro and Chris Thornton get in character for the upcoming movie produced by Chris Mauch. Contributed

Region’s locals set to star in Western epic

FREESTONE will go Hollywood with the help of local farmer turned actor/producer Chris Mauch.

Mr Mauch is set on creating a 75- to 80-minute film with fellow producer and director Emmett Adcock.

"It's a story of two brothers who witness their father's death," the Freestone man said.

The Western epic, which is being shot in the Freestone valley, Grandchester, Warwick and surrounds will feature many local faces.

"We have used about 40 actors so far and hope to have 10-15 actors come in, in the next few weeks," he said.

With 700 hours of film already shot Mr Mauch expects to be finished filming in a few weeks time.

"We have even used drones to shoot from above," he said.

"People have put so much work in. Hopefully Warwick will be viewing the premiere very soon".


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