Legendary Digital’s arriving immature adult dystopian thriller The Thinning has stretched a cast, adding Ryan Newman, Lia Marie Johnson, Michael Traynor, Callum Worthy, and Matt Glave, who join a formerly announced Logan Paul and Peyton List.
Tapping into stream anxieties about environmental hurt as good flourishing faith on standardised testing, The Thinning is set in a nearby destiny in that a nations of earth are staring down an strenuous race crisis. To cope, countries everywhere have enacted extreme measures, including imperative birth control or euthanasia of comparison citizens. In a U.S. however, a supervision has opted for an annual eventuality called The Thinning, that sees high propagandize students in each class forced to take a formidable exam, with a lowest-scorers summarily executed. (Think Battle Royale crossed with Soylent Green and an evidence about common core thrown into a mix.) Things go laterally when dual students incidentally event on a fact that a tests are a sham, forcing them to quarrel to display a deeper swindling and move The Thinning to an end.
Ryan Newman will play “Sarah Foster,” a prohibited lady who tries to charm her teacher, Mr. Glass in hopes that when it’s time for The Thinning, he’ll give her a pass. Lia Marie Johnson plays “Ellie,” partner of Logan Paul’s impression Blake. Callum Worthy plays “Kellan Woods,” best crony of one of a categorical characters. Michael Traynor duration plays “Mason King,” a ominous officer in a Department of Population Control who runs The Thinning during a kids’ high school, while Matt Glave plays absolute Texas Governor Dean Redding, father of one of a categorical characters. Also appearing in a film is Patrick O’Sullivan.
Production on film is set to start this month, with recover by digital sell-through and VOD designed for 2016, imprinting a initial such recover plan for Legendary Digital. Michael Gallagher is directing and co-wrote a book along with Steve Greene; Gallagher, Greene and their producing partner Jana Winternitz won Legendary’s “House of Horrors” short-film program, that launched in partnership with YouTube in 2014 and seeks to brand rising talent. Gallagher and Winternitz are producing Michael Wormser by their Cinemand banner, alongside Kids during Play. Amy Laslett and Jason Berger of Kids during Play are executive producing.
Best famous for Disney XD’s See Dad Run and Zeke and Luther, Ryan Newman now appears on Nickelodeon’s The Thundermans; she’s repped by APA, LINK and profession Laurie Megery. Previous seen in Expelled and Everything Before Us, Lia Marie Johnson will shortly be seen in Emma’s Chance; She’s repped by UTA and Ziffren Brittenham.
Callum Worthy is famous for a Disney Channel array Austin Ally and will be seen subsequent in Replicate; he’s repped by CTM International, Principato-Young and PMK*BNC. Michael Traynor recently finished a run during a 6th deteriorate of AMC’s The Walking Dead, and has also seemed on Rectify; he’s repped by Luber Roklin Entertainment, NMA PR and Sloane, Offer, Weber. Matt Glave is famous for The Wedding Singer and has seemed on Bravo’s Girlfriends’ Guide To Divorce and NBC’s Growing Up Fisher, as good as a underline film Argo. He’s repped by Greene Associates, Sanders Armstrong Caserta, and Felker Toczek.