MTV Orders Horror Movie Starring Alexis Knapp, Cassie Steele & Max Lloyd Jones

knappEXCLUSIVE: MTV, which is prepping a series reboot of the Scream movie franchise, has greenlighted another female-centered horror project, this time on the longform side. MTV has ordered The Dorm, a psychological horror movie starring Alexis Knapp (Pitch Perfect). It revolves around Vivian (Knapp), an awkward college freshman who steelestruggles with major self-esteem issues but undergoes a transformation into a flawless, seductive beauty at the hands of her new dorm mates. Cassie Steele (Degrassi) — repped by Noble Caplan Abrams, Roman Empire and KLWGN — plays Sarah, a funny and unpredictable queen bee who turns Vivian into her pet project. Max Lloyd Jones (Teen Wolf) also co-stars. Nomadic Pictures Corp (Hell On Wheels) is producing, with filming slated to begin February 10 in Calgary. Rachel Talalay (Freddy’s Dead) is directing from a script by Sean Hood (Halloween: Resurrection). Nomadic Pictures’ Chad Oakes & Mike Frislev (FX’s Fargo) executive produce with Maggie Malina (My Super Psycho Sweet 16). Knapp is repped by CAA’ Jones is with CESD and Webster Talent.

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  • Runner Runner, Knockaroung Guys, Battleship, Solitary Man, keep paying ‘em.

    Comment by GG — Friday February 7, 2014 @ 5:22pm PST  
  • Finally Cassie Steele is back working. Such a sham to see la complex go

    Comment by Donna — Friday February 7, 2014 @ 5:27pm PST  
  • Alexis Knapp and Cassie Steele.
    Great job on the cast. Both underrated actresses

    Comment by Max — Friday February 7, 2014 @ 5:29pm PST  
  • Personally “Freddya Dead” was the worst in the franchise, but I’m excited for this!

    Comment by Tommy — Friday February 7, 2014 @ 5:37pm PST  
  • Why would anyone let the director of Freddy’s Dead back behind the camera?

    Comment by Richie — Friday February 7, 2014 @ 5:40pm PST  
  • Rip off of the MTV book Bad Girls that came out in 2005 and was in development hell at Paramount during the Aversano era.

    Comment by Lynn — Friday February 7, 2014 @ 6:32pm PST  
  • I was at MTV Films and Sean’s project proceeded Bad Girls by a few years. Good for you Sean!

    Comment by Carrie — Friday February 7, 2014 @ 8:36pm PST  
  • Jones is a BOSS, i’d give him a dragon

    Comment by Khaleesi — Friday February 7, 2014 @ 8:52pm PST  
  • Yessss! Cassie is amazing.

    Comment by Jessica — Friday February 7, 2014 @ 10:16pm PST  

    Comment by ss — Friday February 7, 2014 @ 10:29pm PST  
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