Bella Heathcote (“Dark Shadows”) and Penelope Mitchell (“Hemlock Grove”) are set to star in Derick Martini’s indie thriller “The Curse of Downers Grove”.
The story centers on a paranoid high school senior who is worried about an apparent curse that takes the life of one student every year at the school.
Lucas Till, Jill Hennessy and Kevin Zegers also star. Martini (“Hick”) co-wrote the script with Bret Easton Ellis, based on the 2001 Michael Hornburg novel.
Oren Segal, Jason Dubin and Chiara Trento are producing, and shooting aims to begin this spring.