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Canadian actor Zane Holtz, who played Logan Lerman’s older brother in “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”, has been cast in indie thriller “The Curse of Downer’s Grove”, another YA book adaptation, according to Variety. Bella Heathcote plays the lead in the film, with Lucas Till, Kevin Zegers and Penelope Mitchell rounding out the cast. Earlier reports had “Friday Night Lights” star Aimee Teegarden also part of the cast, but there’s been no mention of her in more recent articles. Derek Martini will direct the film from a script heRead More
Australian actress Bella Heathcote has been cast in the female lead role in indie thriller “The Curse of Downer’s Grove”, according to Variety. Lucas Till, Kevin Zegers and Aimee Teegarden were cast in the film a few weeks back, while Penelope Mitchell has also jumped on board. Derek Martini will direct the film from a script he co-wrote with Bret Easton Ellis, based on the novel “Downer’s Grove” by Michael Hornburg. Heathcote will play the lead character of Chrissie, an unusual high school senior in a suburban town who jugglesRead More
A trio of young rising actors, Lucas Till, Aimee Teegarden and Kevin Zegers, have joined Derek Martini‘s indie thriller “The Curse of Downer’s Grove“, reports Variety. Based on Michael Hornburg’s novel of the same name, Till will take the lead role as a high school senior who begins to get paranoid over an apparent curse that takes the life of one student every year at the school. Martini co-wrote the script with Bret Easton Ellis and the film will begin production in Los Angeles this February. Till is currently oneRead More
Making it’s debut this week at Toronto Film Festival, here’s an exclusive first clip of Chloe Moretz, Blake Lively and Eddie Redmayne in Hick from MTV. Adapted from a novel by Andea Portes (who also wrote the screenplay), Hick is directed by Derek Martini, whose previous credits include just one feature length film, little known flick Lymelife. Featuring Moretz as a young girl who leaves her small town for Las Vegas, after an argument between her parents at a birthday party, tells us more about what happens following herRead More