The new independent horror film Let’s Scare Julie centers on a Halloween prank gone wrong, shot in one continuous take with no cuts and largely improvised, and we have the official trailer dropped this week along with the release date announcement.
Formerly titled Let’s Scare Julie to Death, the thriller was filmed in real-time on a single camera in one uninterrupted, continuous take. It follows a group of teen girls who set out to scare their reclusive new neighbor, but the prank turns to terror when some of them don’t come back.
The official synopsis: Emma, who recently moved in with her cousin Taylor after her father’s untimely death, becomes the victim of a prank perpetrated by Taylor’s group of friends: Madison, Jess, and Paige. Wanting to up the ante, the girls hatch a plan to scare Julie, the reclusive girl across the street, who they have never seen and know nothing about. All they know is Julie is alone at her house tonight – a house rumored to be haunted after a little boy vanished many years ago. What starts off as a simple plan to have a good laugh quickly escalates as some of the girls don’t come back from Julie’s house. Is it all just a set up for the girls to play an elaborate prank on Emma or are the dark rumors about the house across the street actually true? As more people start to disappear, including Emma’s younger sister Lilly, the clock is ticking for Emma to figure it out.
Written and directed by Jud Cremata, the cast includes Isabel May (Alexa & Katie), as the party’s host who helps plan the scare-prank, as well as Odessa Adlon, Brooke Sorenson, Jessica Sarah Flaum, Blake Robbins, Valorie Hubbard, Troy Leigh-Anne Johnson, and Bill Timoney.
Shout! Studios will release Let’s Scare Julie on Digital and VOD platforms on October 2.
You can check out the official trailer and poster below.
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