MTV'S ORIGINAL HORROR MOVIE "THE DORM" PREMIERES SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26 at 8:00PM ET/PT
Every Friday in October Is 'Fright Night' and will Feature Horror Movies Including the MTV Premiere of "Final Destination 3" And "Freddy vs. Jason"
Los Angeles, California (October 3, 2014) - Today, MTV announced their spine-chilling Halloween plans with the world premiere of the MTV original movie "The Dorm" on Sunday, October 26 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT. Leading up to the premiere, every Friday night in October starting tonight will be 'Fright Night' featuring the "Final Destination 3" and "Freddy vs. Jason," "Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning," "Final Destination" and more.
"The Dorm" is an original horror movie that centers on Vivian, an awkward college freshman who undergoes a transformation into a flawless, seductive beauty at the hands of her new dorm mates. When she begins questioning her friends' motives, Vivian uncovers an unimaginable evil lurking in the halls. To check out "The Dorm" trailer click here.
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"The Dorm" stars Alexis Knapp ("Pitch Perfect") as 'Vivian,' Cassie Steele ("Degrassi: The Next Generation") as 'Sarah,' Max Lloyd Jones ("Teen Wolf") as 'Philip,' Jake Crocker ("Way of the Wicked") as 'Marcus' & Rami Kahlon ("Motive") as 'Heather.'
"The Dorm" is directed by Rachel Talalay ("Freddy's Dead") from a script by Sean Hood ("Halloween: Resurrection"). Nomadic Pictures' Chad Oakes & Mike Frislev (FX's "Fargo") executive produce the film with Maggie Malina ("My Super Psycho Sweet 16").
About Nomadic Pictures:
Chad Oakes and Mike Frislev founded Nomadic Pictures in 1995. As Co-Chairmen of Nomadic, they have produced, financed and/or co-financed over Fifty Seven (57) Film and Television projects. Their feature film debut, "Hugo Pool" (Sean Penn, Robert Downey Jr.), was the audience favourite at the 1997 Sundance Film Festival. Since then, Nomadic has produced over $450 million in movies-of-the-week, miniseries, TV series and feature film projects in Canada, U.S. and Europe. In addition to their Thirty Seven (37) Emmy nominations and countless awards, Oakes and Frislev have personally won three Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Children's/Youth/ Family Special for "The Incredible Mrs. Ritche" (Showtime) in 2004. In 2007 Nomadic Co-Produced AMC's first Scripted Original mini-series, "Broken Trail" (Robert Duvall, Thomas Haden Church), which went on to win four Primetime Emmy Awards, including Best Mini-Series for Nomadic. And this year (2014), Chad Oakes & Mike Frislev won Best Mini-Series for "FARGO" (FX Network) starring Billy Bob Thorton, Martin Freeman, Colin Hanks and Oliver Platt.
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