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Brittany Curran Revealed In Backmask

10 June 2012 5:02 PM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

Retreating to a small indie after last year's largely disappointing Conan, Marcus Nispel started shooting Backmask last week. And the star? Brittany Curran will be doing the screaming.Curran's best-known for her TV work on TNT's Men Of A Certain Age, but she's not a stranger to horror either: she had a role in The Uninvited, and just finished shooting Captured. Here, she's part of a gang of teens who play a record backwards (older readers will recall these items as an elderly music format from ye olden days) and release an evil spirit that posesses them one-by-one. It's Rob Halford! We jest.Nispel, of course, previously made the Texas Chainsaw Massacre remake and the 2009 Friday The 13th instalment, so this won't be the first time he's slashed up some teenagers. Curran may want to keep in favour with him, since he'll next be looking for a feisty female lead »

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Photos and Official Synopsis from Captured

8 June 2012 8:00 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

We have the first plot synopsis, official photos, and some behind-the-scenes images from Captured. The movie recently wrapped up filming and deals with an escaped convict who goes after members of a rock band. Currently in post-production, a 2013 release date is planned. We’ll let readers know when more specific release information becomes available.

Synopsis: “A weekend getaway to shoot a music video turns into a nightmare for a Rock’n Roll band when they become the crazed obsession of an escaped convict. Departing home in an old decrepit van, packed in with all their instruments and dreams, friendships and lives are about to be savaged by an unsuspected betrayal. There are some people you don’t want to piss off during childhood, they might come back. But with a lot more baggage.”

The film was directed by Joe Arias and stars Brittany Curran (Backmask, The Uninvited), Julian Curtis, Kirsten Prout, »

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Brittany Curran Cast as Female Lead in Thriller 'Backmask'

5 June 2012 6:18 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Brittany Curran has been cast as the female lead in the Marcus Nispel-directed thriller Backmask.   The movie centers on a group of teenagers that accidentally releases an evil spirit that starts to possess them one by one. Nispel, helmer of Friday the 13th (2009) and Conan the Barbarian (2011) is directing from a script by Kirsten Elms. Steven Schneider (Insidious) is among the project's producers. Voltage Pictures shopped the film to buyers at the Cannes Film Festival last month. Production began in Rhode Island on June 4. Curran recently wrapped the independent horror/thriller Captured, in which she had the lead role. She is

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An Ex-con on the Loose in Captured: Early Stills

5 June 2012 10:39 AM, PDT | 28 Days Later Analysis | See recent 28 Days Later Analysis news »

Captured is an indie horror project being developed by first time Argentinian director Joe Arias. The film tells a tale of an escaped convict and a rock and roll band. Guitars and axes will clash as the prisoner becomes obsessed with their music. He wants to silence it forever! Jasper Cole (MacGruber) stars along with Brittany Curran (The Uninvited) and Julian Curtis. This film is currently in production, but fans can take a look at two of the characters from the film here. In the first still, the villain hides behind a mask. And below, actor Cole can be seen as Shelly. Shelly is a local handyman who might know a thing or two of the ex-con's past. Cast and crew details are below. Director: Joe Arias. Writers: Joe Arias, Michael Meinecke, and J.P. Ouellette. Cast: Brittany Curran, Julian Curtis, Kirsten Prout, Jake White, Mike Randy, Christian Monzon, and Jasper Cole. »

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Casting News For Marcus Nispel's New Flick Backmask

1 June 2012 4:11 PM, PDT | | See recent shocktillyoudrop news »

Daily Dead reports that Brittany Curran (Captured) has been tapped to star in the upcoming Marcus Nispel (Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Friday The 13th 2009) film, Backmask.

Filming is expected to start this month. 

The screenplay was penned by Kirsten Elms (Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3D) and the film is being produced by Steven Schneider (The Lords of Salem and Insidious).

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More Casting News Coming in For Marcus Nispel's Backmask

1 June 2012 3:37 PM, PDT | | See recent Dread Central news »

More casting news has hit the interwebs for Marcus Nispel's latest flick, Backmask, and we have the info for you right here filled with the power color orange and riddled with lens flares from every conceivable angle. Well, not really, but there is news!

According to the Daily Dead, Brittany Curran (pictured; Captured, "Men of a Certain Age", "The Ghost Whisperer") will be playing the lead female role of Reign and will appear with previously reported cast member Gage Golightly ("Teen Wolf", "Heartland").

Kirsten Helms penned the script that follows a group of teenagers who accidentally release an evil spirit that starts to possess them one by one.


During a sex, drugs, and rock-fueled party, six small-town teenagers find an old vintage record and decide to play it backwards in order to listen for any subliminal/satanic messages. Lo and behold, a seemingly malevolent spirit quickly infiltrates the group, »

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Exclusive: Brittany Curran Cast in Marcus Nispel’s Backmask

1 June 2012 2:23 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Director Marcus Nispel (The Texas Chainsaw Masscare, Friday the 13th, Conan remakes) is gearing up to direct his next horror project this month in Rhode Island. Titled Backmask, the film deals with six small-town teenagers who unleash a malevolent spirit, when they find an old record and play it backwards. We have exclusively learned who has been cast in the lead female role.

Brittany Curran (pictured below) just finished shooting Captured and has multiple TV credits including roles on Men of a Certain Age and Ghost Whisperer. We’ve been told that she’ll be playing the lead female role of Reign and will appear with previously reported cast member Gage Golightly (Teen Wolf, Heartland).

Kristen Elms wrote the screenplay and the movie is being produced by Steven Schneider (Insidious, The Lords of Salem). We’ve also been told previously that Shaun Smith (300, Dawn of the Dead remake) will be »

- Jonathan James

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