Jade Pettyjohn And JoJo Siwa Join Upcoming Slasher Franchise ‘All My Friends Are Dead’

May 20, 2023

Written by Kelli Marchman McNeely

Kelli Marchman McNeely is the owner of HorrorFuel.com. She is an Executive Producer of "13 Slays Till Christmas" which is out on Digital and DVD and now streaming on Tubi. She has several other films in the works. Kelli is an animal lover and a true horror addict since the age of 9 when she saw Friday the 13th. Email: horrorfuelinfo@gmail.com
All My Friends Are Dead, the first film of a new horror franchise, has now revealed its cast at Cannes,  and it is filled with a horde of young, exciting actors.
Jade Pettyjohn (“Little Fires Everywhere”) and dancer and social media sensation JoJo Siwa join cast members Jennifer Ens (“Chapelwaite”), Ali Fumiko Whitney (Cabin Girl), Justin Derickson (“The Midnight Club”), Julian Haig (“Riverdale”), Cardi Wong (“Are You Afraid of the Dark”), Jack Doupe-Smith (Salad Days), and Michaella Russell (“WandaVision”).
The film is directed by horror veteran Marcus Dunstan, who is behind The Collector franchise, Saw IV, and Feast. The upcoming horror film was written by Josh Sims (“PBC”) and Jessica Sarah Flaum (“PBC”).
All My Friends Are Dead “follows a group of college friends as they head to the year’s biggest music festival. When they get a killer deal on an Airbnb, they waste little time celebrating their good fortune. Their weekend of partying quickly turns into a nightmare as members of the group are murdered one by one. When they realize that each of these horrific deaths corresponds to one of the seven sins, it’s only a matter of time before their number is up.”
The slasher is produced by John Baldecchi, Kirk Shaw, and Stephanie Rennie. Dominic Ianno, Sarah Donnelly, Jason ResnickSuraj Gohill, and Dan Rubin are executive producing alongside Cinedigm’s Chris McGurk, Yolanda Macias, and Brad Miska.  Cinedigm holds North American rights.  The film is fully financed by Banc of California and Budding Equity, among others.
“This is a landmark moment for the highly-anticipated Roundtable and Cinedigm collaboration, as All My Friends Are Dead is the debut thriller that launched this exciting partnership. Production in Vancouver is going beautifully, thanks to the skilled work of producers Kirk and Stephanie, the dedicated local crew, and the incredibly creative direction of Marcus Dunstan. Fans of the genre are not going to want to miss this one”remarks Sarah Donnelly, Roundtable’s Head of Production.
Film Mode Entertainment is presenting the film to buyers at the Cannes Film Festival. JoJo Siwa is repped by SIWA.  Innovative Artists and Karen Renna & Associates rep Jade Pettyjohn. Verve Talent and Literary Agency rep Marcus Dunstan.  Film Mode Entertainment has taken on international sales rights for All My Friends are Dead and is repped by Lon Haber & Co | IPPR.

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