PREVIEW: The Stylist (18)

WHO’S IN IT?

Najarra Townsend (Contracted), Brea Grant (Lucky), Laura Kirk (American Honey), Kyle Ament (film debut), Millie Milan (Bonehill Road), Sarah McGuire (The Matchbreaker), Jennifer Seward (Blue Heaven), Davis DeRock (Jayhawkers), Edward Patterson (film debut), Kimberly Igla (Blue Heaven), Bety Le (Touch), Chelsea Brown (film debut)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Jill Gevargizian (Jaenki: Miracle Maze), director, writer, producer; Eric Havens (Dark Web) and Eric Stolze (Under the Bed), writers; Robert Patrick Stern (The Rake), producer, cinematographer; Sarah Sharp (Gags the Clown) and Najarra Townsend (We Are the Mods), producers; Nicholas Elert (Dead Weight), composer; John Pata (Gags the Clown), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Claire (Townsend) is a lonely hairstylist who moonlights as a deadly serial killer. However, when she is asked by her regular client Olivia (Grant) to style her hair for her upcoming wedding, Claire’s obsession with Olivia’s seemingly perfect life inspires her to change her ways for good – but she soon discovers that repressing her deadly desires are easier said than done…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Adapted from her own 2016 short film of the same name, filmmaker Jill Gevargizian’s new horror is a creepy and deliciously bloody tale of obsession and murder, made complete by a star-making turn by lead actress Najarra Townsend.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

MONDAY 1ST MARCH 2021

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

STREAMING EXCLUSIVELY ON ARROW

 

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