Ashley Greene (Twilight) is set to topline alongside Stephen McHattie, Barbara Niven and Peter Mooney, who will all play the deranged kinfolk that Greene’s character encounters on her quest to find the father she’s never known.
The film is a noir sci-fi action thriller about a young woman recently released from a mental hospital, and continuing a treatment programme to rid her of her alternate personalities. She moves into a halfway house for mental patients where the residents begin to die at an unusual rate.
Alternate: The Siamese Burn is an experimental machine designed to eliminate multiple personalities. And it works. Suki is down to her last unwanted identity. But now she’s losing time, and the machine is changing, doing something new. Something that’s going to turn her world inside out. And that unwanted identity… what do you do when it turns out to be you?
Bloody Disgusting has learned that John Suits’ The Scribbler will be promoted at this weekend’s New York Comic-Con.
Taking place Friday, October 12 from 7:45-8:45pm, the panel presentation (at Jacob Javits Center, Hall 1A2 655 West 34 Street, NY, NY 1000) will be hosted by stars Katie Cassidy (“Arrow”) and Gina Gershon (Killer Joe), Director John Suits, and Producer Gabriel Cowan, where they’ll unveil the film’s first teaser trailer. Until then, check out this first ever look at Katie Cassidy (A Nightmare on Elm Street) the film!
“‘The Scribbler’, based on the graphic novel, concerns Suki (Cassidy), a young woman confronting her destructive mental illness using “The Siamese Burn”, an experimental machine designed to eliminate multiple personalities. The closer Suki comes to being “cured”, she’s haunted by a thought… what if the last unwanted identity turns out to be her?” READ MORE
Katie Cassidy (pictured; Taken, A Nightmare on Elm Street) will topline as the title character in the John Suits-directed mind-bending thriller feature, The Scribbler, which begins production this week in downtown Los Angeles. Starring alongside Cassidy will be Garret Dillahunt (The Burning, Last House on the Left, Looper, Winter’s Bone), Michelle Trachtenberg (Black Christmas, “Gossip Girl”), Eliza Dushku (Wrong Turn, “Dollhouse”), Gina Gershon (Killer Joe), Michael Imperioli (The Lovely Bones), Billy Campbell (“The Killing”), and Sasha Grey (The Girfriend Experience). Rounding out the supporting cast are Ashlynn Yennie (The Human Centipede), Kunal Nayyar (“The Big Bang Theory”), and T.V. Carpio (Limitless).
“‘The Scribbler’ concerns Suki (Cassidy), a young woman confronting her destructive mental illness using “The Siamese Burn”, an experimental machine designed to eliminate multiple personalities. The closer Suki comes to being “cured”, she’s haunted by a thought… what if the last unwanted identity turns out to be her?”
Daniel Schaffer adapted the screenplay adapted from his own graphic novel, which Image Comics originally published in 2006 and is going to be re-released by First Comics in conjunction with the film’s opening.