More casting news is here for Thomas Dekker’s new film, Jack Goes Home, and we have every detail you need right here!
From the Press Release:
Rory Culkin (Gabriel, Scream 4) and Lin Shaye (Insidious franchise, There’s Something About Mary) will star in writer/director Thomas Dekker’s upcoming feature film, Jack Goes Home. The announcement was made today by writer/director Thomas Dekker and producers Jordan Yale Levine and Scott Levenson.
Jack Goes Home will commence production this week in Kingston, New York. The film is produced by Jordan Yale Levine/Yale Productions, Scott Levenson, and Thomas Dekker. Co-producers are Nikki Reed and Jon Keeyes, and executive producers include Shaun S. Sanghani/SSS Entertainment, Jason Rose, and Jessica Chang.
Previously confirmed cast members include Britt Robertson (Tomorrowland) and Nikki Reed (Twilight Saga). Rory Culkin will play the title character with Lin Shaye starring as his mother, Teresa. Britt Robertson plays Jack’s pregnant fiancée, Cleo; Daveigh Chase plays Jack’s loyal best friend, Shanda; Nikki Reed play’s Shanda’s girlfriend, Crystal; and Louis Hunter plays Jack’s seductive neighbor, Duncan.
“Lin Shaye and Rory Culkin are both exceptionally talented actors who are perfectly suited to lead the cast of Jack Goes Home,” commented writer and director Thomas Dekker. “We could not be more thrilled to watch them bring our script to life as the film’s key mother/son duo.”
Blending elements of family drama and horror films, Jack Goes Home follows Jack, an educated and well versed magazine editor living in Los Angeles. He is mid 20s, engaged, and expecting his first child. Grappling with the natural release of his childhood and the promise of his forthcoming adulthood, he is hit hard by the news of his father’s death. In a violent and horrific car crash, his father has perished while his mother has survived. He returns to his hometown of Denver, Colorado, to nurse his mother through her physical and emotional injuries. During his stay at home, he uncovers long buried secrets and lies within his family history, his parents, his friends, and his very identity. Jack’s journey to the truth is fueled by madness, sexuality, hauntings, and violence. For Jack there truly is NO PLACE LIKE HOME.
Dekker’s acting credits include TV series “Backstrom” and “The Secret Circle.” On the film side he appeared in 2009’s My Sister’s Keeper and 2010’s A Nightmare on Elm Street and directed the 2008 indie Whore. He’s repped by MGMT Entertainment and Sloane, Offer.