EXCLUSIVE: MTV, which is prepping a series reboot of the Scream movie franchise, has greenlighted another female-centered horror project, this time on the longform side. MTV has ordered The Dorm, a psychological horror movie starring Alexis Knapp (Pitch Perfect). It revolves around Vivian (Knapp), an awkward college freshman who struggles with major self-esteem issues but undergoes a transformation into a flawless, seductive beauty at the hands of her new dorm mates. Cassie Steele (Degrassi) — repped by Noble Caplan Abrams, Roman Empire and KLWGN — plays Sarah, a funny and unpredictable queen bee who turns Vivian into her pet project. Max Lloyd Jones (Teen Wolf) also co-stars. Nomadic Pictures Corp (Hell On Wheels) is producing, with filming slated to begin February 10 in Calgary. Rachel Talalay (Freddy’s Dead) is directing from a script by Sean Hood (Halloween: Resurrection). Nomadic Pictures’ Chad Oakes & Mike Frislev (FX’s Fargo) executive produce with Maggie Malina (My Super Psycho Sweet 16). Knapp is repped by CAA’ Jones is with CESD and Webster Talent.
MTV Orders Horror Movie Starring Alexis Knapp, Cassie Steele & Max Lloyd Jones
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