Jan Luis Castellanos Starring in Bella Thorne’s Thriller “Saint Clare”

Jan Luis Castellanos is a saint

The 26-year-old Dominican actor, who starred in Bridge & Tunnel and 13 Reasons Why has joined the supporting cast of the thriller Saint Clare.

Jan Luis CastellanosThe film stars Bella Thorne, Ryan Phillippe, Rebecca De Mornay, Frank Whaley, Bart Johnson and Dylan Flashner.

Currently in post-production, Saint Clare follows Clare Bleecker (Thorne), a quiet catholic college student with a divine vocation for killing. Phillippe will play the role of Timmons, a police officer investigating the latest murder in the small town, with Clare as his prime suspect. Whaley will portray Mailman Bob, a ghost from Clare’s past, with Johnson pulling double duty as twin brothers Joe and Randall, and Flashner set for the supporting role of Wade.

Castellanos will portray the role of Truman, a mysterious college student who becomes one of Clare’s friends and then a love interest.

Also among cast are Myrom Kingery, Erica Dasher and Joy Rovaris.

Mitzi Peirone directed the film, based on Don Roff’s novel. Peirone has also scripted the indie movie with American Psycho‘s Guinevere Turner. David Chackler, Arielle Elwes and Joel Michaely are producers.

Foresight Unlimited is handling foreign sales. Screen Media has slated the film for release in North American theaters in 2023.

Bella Thorne to Star in the Thriller “Saint Clare”

Bella Thorne has landed a killer role…

The 24-year-old half-Cuban American actress/singer will star in the thriller Saint Clare, co-written by Guinevere Turner.

Bella Thorne

The film will follow Clare Bleecker (Thorne), a quiet catholic college student with a divine vocation for killing. The story is based on the novel Clare at 16 by Don Roff, with its novel sequel out in 2023

Producers are in negotiations with Rebecca DeMornay to join the cast, with additional casting of other key roles underway.

Production is scheduled to begin soon in Kentucky.

The film will be directed by Mitzi Peirone, who has also scripted with Turner (who co-wrote the screenplay for cult Bret Easton Ellis adaptation American Psycho).

Screen Media has picked up worldwide rights to the project and will have its Foresight Unlimited division launch international sales at this month’s Cannes Film Festival market. Screen Media will distribute the film in the U.S.

Thorne is best known for her roles in several films and shows, including Midnight SunThe DUFFThe Babysitter series and Amityville: The Awakening, as well as television like Famous In Love and Paradise City.

Screen Media said: “With such a talented pedigree, we’re thrilled to be continuing our relationship with Cassian Elwes and his Elevated Films banner and working with Bella Thorne again on this powerful project that will captivate audiences.”

Producer Arielle Elwes added: “We’re thrilled to be working with the incredible Bella Thorne; she is so perfect for the role. Mitzi is the real thing, and I can’t wait to see what she cooks up for what will be a great franchise.”