Production for The Changeover starts next week, with some of the film’s stars treated to a warm Christchurch welcome this morning. ONE News has an interview with the producers of the movie. There is a brief sighting of Lucy with the other cast

Lucy plays the role of Miryam Carlisle, Sorenson's Mother who is a witch - For more about the movie go to AUSXIP Lucy Lawless The Changeover subsite

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The movie is the screen adaptation of the Young Adult novel “The Changeover: A Supernatural Romance” by Margaret Mahy.

The film is about:

“A 16-year-old who lives in a low-rent suburb on the edge of earthquake-scarred Christchurch with her mother and four-year-old brother. When an ancient spirit attacks her brother and slowly drains the life out of him, she discovers her true identity and the supernatural ability within her, which she must harness to save her brother’s life.

Lucy is joined by actors: Timothy Spall, Melanie Lynskey, Charlie Heaton, Erana James, Stefania LaVie Owen, Jamie Curry

Directed by: Stuart McKenzie, Miranda Harcourt
Screenplay by: Stuart McKenzie