Donkey Punch director Oliver Blackburn’s new project Kristy has scored a female lead. Haley Bennett will be taking on the role of a tormented college student for the upcoming slasher. Bennett, who starred in The Haunting of Molly Hartley is no stranger to the genre, or playing a tortured teen.
Here’s the synopsis for Kristy:
Described as a Rosemary's Baby type thriller, the story follows a girl who is alone on campus over the Thanksgiving break when a random encounter with a gang of violent outcasts leads them to target her as their next victim. To survive, she must conquer her deepest fears to outwit them and fight back.
Kristy is backed by Weinstein and Dimension Films. The script was originally written by Scott Rosenberg and Gary Fielder with Anthony Jaswinski making the most recent additions to the script.