“Vampire Diaries” star Nina Dobrev has joined the cast of the $10 million indie action thriller “Deathgames” for Motion Picture Corporation of America says Heat Vision.
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).
Dobrev will play the young man’s wife. James Remar (“Dexter”) and Derek Mears (“Friday the 13th”) have also joined the cast as a mysterious character named Tall Man and a fighter named Brutus Jackson respectively. Daniel Dae Kim also stars as a fighter.
Jonah Loop makes his directorial debut on the project. Filming is currently underway in Louisiana.