The story follows an indebted man who gets a mysterious phone call telling him he’s on a hidden camera game show while also offering him a fortune if he completes thirteen tasks. The man accepts the challenge but is soon over his head as each task is more horrifying than the last. The thriller is the English-language remake of the Thai film 13: Game of Death.
Hellboy star Ron Perlman (pictured) has joined the cast of Daniel Stamm’s (The Last Exorcism) psychological thriller Angry Little God, an IM Global film that Dimension Films will distribute in the U.S., says THR.
Angry Little God — which began principal photography on Tuesday — headlines Mark Webber (Scott Pilgrim vs. the World) and Rutina Wesley (“True Blood”). Perman isn’t the only new addition to the cast; Pruitt Taylor Vince, Tom Bower and Devon Graye will also star.
The thriller is the English-language remake of the Thai film 13: Game of Death. “The story follows an indebted man who gets a mysterious phone call telling him he’s on a hidden camera game show while also offering him a fortune if he completes thirteen tasks. The man accepts the challenge but is soon over his head as each task is more horrifying than the last.”
Stamm and his writing partner David Birke wrote the script.
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They also report that “True Blood” vet Rutina Wesley (below) is in negotiations to star in the thriller Angry Little Gods, which Daniel Stamm (The Last Exorcism) is directing. Wesley would make the movies during her break from filming HBO’s “True Blood,” on which she plays a newbie vampire. In Angry Little Gods, Wesley would play the fiancee to Mark Webber, who unbeknownst to her is playing a twisted game — a make-or-break competition that could make him his fortune or cost him his life. Kiki Miyake and Brian Kavanaugh Jones are producing; Jason Blum and ICM Global’s Stuart Ford are executive producers. The film is a remake of the Thai Game of Death READ MORE
Update: Variety is reporting that Mark Webber (pictured below) of Scott Pilgrim and Broken Flowers is in talks to star.
Dimension Films announced today that they have acquired U.S. distribution rights to the psychological thriller Angry Little God from director Daniel Stamm (The Last Exorcism). IM Global will finance and produce the film, an English-language remake of the Thai thriller 13: Game Of Death (pictured above) alongside Brian Kavanaugh-Jones of Automatik and Kiki Miyake. Jason Blum of Blumhouse (Sinister, Paranormal Activity, Insidious) will executive produce with Somsak Techaratanaprasert.
The film – cowritten by Stamm and David Birke “follows a bright but meek social services coordinator who’s drowning in debt and desperate as he’s about to marry the love of his life. He receives a mysterious phone call informing him that he’s on a hidden camera game show where he must execute 13 tasks to receive a cash prize of over $6,000,000. He accepts the challenge, but even with thousands of dollars suddenly appearing in his bank account, he realizes he’s in over his head. Trapped into the horrors manipulated by unseen spectators, his need to complete the game escalates as the tasks grow more extreme, to a devastating point of no return.”
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