Writer-director Simon Verhoeven’s Friend Request is a horror film for modern times. It uses social media to build a story filled with terror and explores the world’s obsession with getting friends and likes on Facebook.
Alycia Debnam-Carey, William Moseley, Connor Paolo, Britt Morgan, Brooke Markham, Sean Marguette, Liesl Ahlers, and Shashawnee Hall star.
Laura, a popular girl enjoying college life who shares everything with her more than 800 friends on Facebook. But one day, after accepting a friend request from a social outcast named Marina, Laura’s life is cursed, and her closest friends begin dying cruel deaths. Before he time is up, Laura must solve the mystery behind Marina and her Facebook profile in order to break the deadly spell.
Quirin Berg, Stefen Gärtner, Mark Popp, Bertha Spieker, Giselher Venzke, Simon Verhoeven, and Max Wiedemann produced.
Friend Request opens in limited theaters on September 22, 2017 from Warner Bros.