Gena Vazquez and Luis Sinibaldi of Legacy Entertainment Partners LLC is producing. Matthew Wilder is directing from his own screenplay based upon the true story of a young runaway girl who moves in with a seemingly harmless and famous composer. All seems perfectly normal until his dark side unleashes a chain reaction of ghastly events.
“This macabre tale is based upon an anecdote someone told me a few years ago – one that is, horrifyingly, quite true,” Wilder said. “I think our treatment of this ‘True Hollywood Story’ will really impact people: to quote Pauline Kael about another yarn, ‘It’s the kind of movie where things turn out so much worse than you imagined that you have to laugh.’”
Wilder is at the Toronto International Film Festival this week promoting “Dog Eat Dog,” directed by Paul Schrader and starring Nicolas Cage and Willem Dafoe, which is screening Friday in the Midnight Madness section.
Bogdanovich is best known for directing “The Last Picture Show” and “Paper Moon.” He’s appeared in numerous movie and TV shows, most notably as a psychologist in “The Sopranos.”
Hearst, the daughter of Patricia Hearst, starred in WE tv’s supernatural horror series “South of Hell.”
Bogdanovich is represented by CAA and MPE. Hearst is repped by APA and MPE.