Directed and produced by Dallas Jackson, Blumhouse’s Thriller has just arrived on Netflix. In the film, set in Compton, a prank gone horribly wrong creates a killer.
“Thriller follows the story of an introverted young man named Chauncey Page who is sent to juvenile hall after he accidentally kills a young woman who is part of a group of tormentors that play a cruel prank on him. Years later he is released and is back for revenge — and blood — as Chauncey (Jason Woods) serves up some murderous karma as the group, now in high school, gets ready for Homecoming. Dressed in a hoodie and a menacing glare, he terrorizes them picks them off one by one.”
Actress and model Jessica Allain stars alongside Mykelti Williamson (Forrest Gump), Luke Tennie(SYFY’s Deadly Class), Tequan Richmond (Ray), Paige Hurd (Everybody Hates Chris), Chelsea Rendon (Starz’ Vida), Mitchell Edwards (The First Purge), , Jason Woods (Proven Innocent), Pepi Sonuga (Famous in Love), Maestro Harrell (The Wire), and Michael Ocampo (Shooter).
Jackson co-wrote the script along with Ken Rance for the film produced by Greg Gilreath, Adam Hendricks, Dallas Jackson, and John H. Lang. Zac Locke and RZA executively produced.