Thesp to star as lead role in indie drama

Brittany Snow (“Hairspray, “Prom Night”) has been cast to star as the lead role in the upcoming indie drama “96 Minutes” for writer/director, Aimee Lagos.

Justin Moore-Lewy (“Perfect Weekend”) and Charlie Mason are producing alongside Lee Clay and Paul Gilreath.

The film centers on two high school students who must prove their toughness by committing a hijacking for a gang initiation. In the process, they hold two college girls hostage and try to figure out the best way to get out of the situation without ending up in jail.

Snow is set to play the role of a 21-year-old college student who prefers to stay in and do work as opposed to party and drink.

Snow recently wrapped production on the feature “Janie Jones” alongside Abigail Breslin in addition to the David E. Kelley pilot “Kindreds” opposite Kathy Bates for NBC.

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