David Guy Levy directs indie drama

Brittany Snow and Jeffrey Combs are toplining indie drama “Would You Rather” with Periscope Entertainment topper David Guy Levy directing.

Levy is producing under his banner in association with Zak Kilberg at Social Construct Films, Maura Anderson (“Winter’s Bone”) and Dreamher Prods. Snow and Andre Royo are exec producing.

Filming began this week on “Would You Rather,” based on an original script by Steffen Schlachtenhaufen with the story by Schlachtenhaufen and Levy. Pic centers on a young woman who, in her desperation to help her ailing brother, agrees to compete in a deadly game of “Would You Rather,” hosted by a sadistic aristocrat.

The film’s cast includes Sasha Grey, John Heard, Robin Lord Taylor and Lawrence Gilliard Jr.

Levy exec produced the coming of age comedy “Terri,” starring John C. Reilly. Periscope produced “August,” starring Josh Hartnett, Emmanuelle Chriqui, David Bowie and Rip Torn.

Upcoming Periscope projects include the “Monster Squad” remake from Paramount, which Periscope is co-producing alongside Michael Bay under his Platinum Dunes banner; crime mystery “London Fields,” to be directed by Michael Winterbottom with Gemma Arterton starring; and “The Wait,” a drama starring Chloe Sevigny and Jena Malone.

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