The teen angst The Curse of Downer’s Grove is set for a 21st August theatrical run and a DVD release date on 1st September. The film comes from director Derick Martini who has experience in teen-led drama with the film Hick, but he is yet to try his hand at horror. Along with Brett Easton Ellis – the author of American Psycho, he is also the writer of the story which is inspired by true events and adapted from the novel by Michael Hornburg.
The film will star Kevin Zegers, Lucas Till, Helen Slater, Bella Heatcote and Tom Arnold.
Downers Grove, IL, high school senior Chrissie Swanson is trying to evade an apparent curse that causes one teen to die a gruesome death at the end of every school year.