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Exxodus Pictures

Exxodus Pictures

August 19, 2011 12:20 ET

Exxodus Pictures Releases First Character Image From Supernatural Thriller 'JINN'

Exxodus Releases Official Image Featuring William Atherton From Upcoming Motion Picture 'JINN'

DETROIT, MI--(Marketwire - Aug 19, 2011) - Exxodus Pictures has released its first official character image from their upcoming motion picture JINN. The image is of William Atherton playing the role of Father Westhoff in the supernatural thriller that will introduce the authentic mythology of the jinn to the western world. "Almost half the world already believes in the existence of the jinn, however the other half has never heard of them before. From China to Africa, hundreds of millions believe the jinn are the solitary answer for everything that goes bump in the night," says writer & director Ajmal Zaheer Ahmad of Exxodus Pictures.

Atherton, known for his memorable roles in the Die Hard series and Ghostbusters, also recently completed production in the upcoming feature comedy Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie starring and co-produced by Will Ferrell. JINN also stars Ray Park (Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, X-Men, G.I. JOE: The Rise of Cobra), Serinda Swan (Tron: Legacy, A&E's Breakout Kings), Faran Tahir (Iron Man, Star Trek) and newcomer Dominic Rains.

Exxodus Pictures is a Michigan-based commercial and film production company. In addition to the JINN franchise, Exxodus is currently producing the FireBreather super car. The 600-hp v8 FireBreather has a featured role in JINN and marks the first time in the motion picture and automotive industries that a movie vehicle has been designed and engineered to be produced and sold to the public. The FireBreather has already amassed a large fan following of whom many brand it as modern design honoring classic American muscle.

Exxodus Pictures has also recently completed filming a trio of commercials for Detroit-based Quicken Loans featuring Brian Unger formerly of The Daily Show fame. The "Engineered to Amaze" campaign directed by Ahmad, will begin airing nationally in September.

Exxodus is currently finishing post-production on JINN and will be completed by the fall. To learn about the mythology of the jinn and updates on the film and the FireBreather, join the Facebook pages at and The image of Father Westhoff will also be released on the Facebook page for JINN.

Contact Information

  • Contact Info:
    Shahid Syed
    Exxodus Pictures
    (248) 703-3556