Gravitas Ventures and Rapid Eye Film announced today that the teen suspense thriller California Scheming will get a national day-and-date release on January 31st, 2013. The film was written, directed, and produced by Marco Weber (Unthinkable, The Informers, Igby Goes Down) and stars Gia Mantegna (The Frozen Ground, “Gigantic”), Devon Werkheiser, Spencer Daniels, Rachel Seiferth, Claudia Christian and Chad Lowe (“Pretty Little Liars”).
The film will open theatrically in 15 markets including New York and Los Angeles while simultaneously reaching 100 million+ homes via cable On Demand platforms and major Online VOD providers. Gravitas has DVD rights as well.
California Scheming tells the story of three teens in Malibu who meet Chloe, the beautiful new girl in town. Nick and Jason, two best friends and surf buddies from Malibu are drawn to Chloe’s good looks and mystique, while Hillary, in town from Boston and staying with family in the wake of her mother’s untimely death, is looking for friends and a place to fit in. Chloe introduces the three teens to the world of drugs and misdemeanor, but she may have more in store than she leads them to believe.
You can click on the poster below for a bigger version and you’ll find a photo in the slideshow as well.