Lydia Hearst Joins New Social Media-Themed Horror Film ‘Werewolf Game’ – Deadline
Tony Tod (candy man), Lydia Hearst (Nation-Z), Bai Ling (Red corner), Teala Dunn (Are we there already?), and Robert Picardo (Star Trek: Voyager) have joined the cast of werewolf gamean upcoming horror mystery from emerging genre directors Jackie Payne and Cara Brennan.
Written by Payne, werewolf game is based on the social deduction board game invented by Dimitry Davidoff in 1986. In the film, twelve strangers are kidnapped by a social media company and forced to play a game where they vote on who among them will murder.
Todd commented, “My roots as an actor are in acting, which is why my iconic character in werewolf game attracts me strongly, just like Immortal (2020), my first collaboration with Margolies.
The project comes from Different Duck Films founder Rob Margolies (Bobcat Moretti), who will produce with Gretel Snyder. Margolies discovered the script and awarded it a production contract, the top prize at his annual First Frame International film festival. Filming begins in Los Angeles this spring.
Emerging genre directors Payne and Brennan present an iconic new villain for genre icon Tony Todd by drawing on the raw intensity of anime and the chilling atmosphere of retro horror. This genre thriller is designed to be PG-13 to delight both teen and adult audiences.
Hearst is replaced by Buchwald and Management Production Entertainment.