Actor\Producer, and homegrown Washington, D.C. talent Gray Ellis has always done things in a big way. At an age when most men are finding their way through either corporate America or some blue collar job, Gray took the plunge, back in 2012 into the expansive talent pool that is Hollywood appearing on shows such as 'Criminal Minds' and 'CSI: NY.' Working with director Ashleigh Coffelt in 2016, he has again pushed through the envelope of the expected and started pre-production on the psychiatric thriller, which looks into apparent supernatural events unleashed by a momentous thunderstorm.

How can this film lose? The log line alone paints quite an impressive picture:

"Claire beginsexperiencingwhat appears to besupernatural events within her homeduring, a majorthunderstorm. What Clairediscovers next will change her lifeforever."

Ellis, in a July 22, 2016 interview, spoke at length about the upcoming film and how it drew on talent from the Washington, D.C. area.

William Powell:'Enclosed 's a film about the supernatural, why did you choose that genre?

Gray Ellis: Well not to give away any spoilers but I'd say it's more along the lines of a psychiatric thriller.

WP: Tell me about the character Claire?

GE: Claire, DMV's (DC, Maryland, Virginia area), own Courtney Birk isthe lovable New Yorker Gal. Outgoing,daring anddownrightcrazy about her bae/boyfriend Ralph. Claire discovers throughoutthe film that she's only scratched the surface of who she is and what she's capable of.

Film location, location, location

WP: You chose to film in Baltimore and New York City, why?

GE:We thought long on this, but ultimately it was to pay homage to my hometown DMV area. New Yorkis where the story is based. You can never go wrong with New York!

WP: Tell me about your Director Ashleigh Coffett, how did you wind up bringing her aboard?

GE:Ashleigh is an amazing visionary director who never goes by the book, and I LOVE her for that! At GRAYABYSS we strive to be innovative at every corner and turn, and Ashleigh compliments our brand and standard on every level.

Getting film distribution

WP:'Enclosed' is going to be filmed in November, when can we expect to see it?

GE:You can expect to see it in festival circuits by March 2017.

WP: Will you have a role in the film?

GE:Ah, not this time around, then again you never know...I might pop up during a scene or two. I like making unannounced cameos at times.

WP: How will this film stand out from other supernatural thrillers?

GE:This film is a psychiatric thriller that will be unlike anything you've witnessed in cinema. We absolutely cannot wait for everyone to see it!

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