Katia Winter will play the female lead in the $10 million indie action thriller “Deathgames” for Motion Picture Corporation of America says The Hollywood Reporter.
The story centers on a young man (Kellan Lutz) kidnapped and forced into a savage modern gladiator arena where men fight to the death for the amusement of online gamblers and the games organiser (Samuel L. Jackson).
Winter plays a “duplicitous succubus” employed by Jackson to lure potential gladiators. She falls for Lutz’s character and helps him outwit Jackson’s plans for his death.
Nina Dobrev (“Vampire Diaries”), Daniel Dae Kim (“Lost”), James Remar (“Dexter”) and Derek Mears (“Friday the 13th”) also star.
Jonah Loop makes his directorial debut on the project. Filming is currently underway in Louisiana.