Bella Thorne’s going vertical…
Vertical Entertainment has acquired the North American distribution rights to the 22-year-old half-Cuban American actress/singer’s feature film Infamous.
The distributor has set a virtual cinema and VOD release date of June 12 for the film, which was written and directed by Joshua Caldwell.
In the film, Thorne portrays Arielle, a young woman who lives in a small Florida town, stuck in a diner job. Arielle has always wanted more: fame, popularity and admiration. But when she falls for a recently paroled young criminal named Dean, she drags him back into a life of danger, learning that posting their criminal exploits on social media is an easy way to viral fame. They embark on a dangerous adventure together that leads to robbery, cop chases, and murder.
The film also stars Jake Manleyand Amber Riley.
“Bella Thorne is a force to be reckoned with in this high intensity crime thriller that provides a distinct take on the desire for social media fame,” says Rich Goldberg, co-president of Vertical Entertainment. “We’re excited to bring this film to North American audiences.”