Peter Facinelli, Keir Gilchrist, Aubrey Peeples, Ione Skye, Jimmy Bennett, Felicity Price and Taylor Dearden are cast in Heartthrob, an indie from writer-director Chris Sivertson. The film is described as a teen romance that spirals out of control and becomes a teen thriller, but details of the plot and the characters were not provided. Production is under way on the feature from Citizen Skull Productions, which also features Jimmy Bennett. Mark Myers and Michael Moran are producing Heartthrob, with Fernando Szew exec producing. Facinelli is repped by APA and Primary Wave.
Dance Moms alum Chloe Lukasiak has landed a lead role in Loophole, an indie from JCFilms. She will play a college student caught in a centuries-old battle of good versus evil, and her bloodline is the key to unleash destruction upon the world or destroy the evil forever. Loophole also stars Scott Whyte as the watcher sent to protect the young woman, and Chantelly Barry is an investigative journalist whose timely arrival could save the woman in her time of need. An actress, dancer and model, Lukasiak appeared in the recent Lifetime telefilm Center Stage: On Pointe and has wrapped filming on the feature Cowgirl’s Story. She is repped by APA and managed by Primary Wave Entertainment.