KEEP WATCHING Rating: R (for violence, terror, some language and brief drug use)
Directed By: Sean Carter
Written By: Joseph Dembner
In Theaters: Mar 24, 2017, Limited
Starring: Bella Thorne, Ioan Gruffudd, Natalie Martinez, Chandler Riggs, Leigh Whannell, Matthew Willig
REVIEW OF KEEP WATCHING (2017)
Keep Watching is a 2017 upcoming American horror movie. KEEP WATCHING is directed by Sean Carter and written by Joseph Dembner. It was produced by Nicolas Chartier, Andrew Rona, Alex Heineman, Craig J. Flores, Michael Fiore, and Joseph Dembner. It stars Bella Thorne, Ioan Gruffudd, Natalie Martinez, Chandler Riggs, Leigh Whannell, Matthew Willig, and Christopher James Baker.
Originally titled Home Invasion, the screenplay was developed by former Silver Pictures executive Alex Heineman (Partner, The Picture Company) with screenwriter Joseph Dembner. In early 2014, Producer Michael Fiore and Director Sean Carter developed and shoot a sequence from December’s script in coordination with the team at Silver Pictures and Dembner. That demo secured Sean Carter’s role as director on the feature version. In April 2014, Voltage Pictures secured the rights to the screenplay. In July 2014, Bella Thorne was the first confirmed name, announced as the lead role, Jamie.At the same time, the synopsis was revealed. In September 2014, Natalie Martinez was also confirmed. Ioan Gruffudd and Chandler Riggs completed the main cast in October. The film began filming in Altadena, CA in late November 2014.
A family imprisoned by intruders is forced to play a terrifying game of “Kill, Or Be Killed”. As the night unfolds, the game’s mysterious rules become clear, and the family realizes their nightmare is being streamed live to riveted viewers all over the world, who are compelled to KEEP WATCHING… not knowing if what they’re seeing is real, or staged.