Bella Thorne, Joel McHale and more join Assassination Nation thriller

Last Updated on July 31, 2021

Some big casting news has just come in regarding Sam Levinson's forthcoming thriller ASSASSINATION NATION. The new film, being produced by Foxtail Entertainment, Phantom Four, and Bron Studios has cast actors Bella Thorne, Maude Apatow, Bill Skarsgard, Joel McHale, and Colman Domingo in the film about "four teenage girls in a small suburb who become the focus of unwanted, worldwide media attention after their personal information is leaked by an anonymous hacker."

The above mentioned cast members will join Suki Waterhouse, Odessa Young, Hari Nef, and R&B musician Abra when ASSASSINATION NATION begins filming in Louisiana later this Spring.

While commenting on the film, Matthew Malek and Anita Gou of Foxtail Entertainment expressed their shared enthusiasm in getting to work with the ensemble cast by saying, "We couldn’t be happier with this amazing ensemble cast that is going to bring ‘Assassination Nation’ to life in a big way,” Malek and Gou said. “Sam has such a strong vision for the film that will combine an incredible story, a unique visual style, and now a killer cast that is anything but ordinary." 

So what do you Schmoes think? How would you react if your personal information was intercepted by an anonymous hacker and leaked to the public? Would you be on the next plane to an undisclosed location or face your browser history like the deviant you most certainly are? Let us know in the comments section below. 

As of the moment, ASSASSINATION NATION has no scheduled release date, but will being filming in the Spring of 2017.

Source: Bron Studios

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Born and raised in New York, then immigrated to Canada, Steve Seigh has been a editor, columnist, and critic since 2012. He started with Ink & Pixel, a column celebrating the magic and evolution of animation, before launching the companion YouTube series Animation Movies Revisited. He's also the host of the Talking Comics Podcast, a personality-driven audio show focusing on comic books, film, music, and more. You'll rarely catch him without headphones on his head and pancakes on his breath.