Starring GIA MANTEGNA
Gravitas Ventures and Rapid Eye Film announced that the suspenseful teen thriller CALIFORNIA SCHEMING will get a national day-and-date release or same as theater date release of January 31, 2013. The film was written, directed, and produced by Marco Weber (Unthinkable, The Informers and Igby Goes Down) and stars Gia Mantegna, Devon Werkheiser, Spencer Daniels (Star Trek, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button), Rachel Seiferth, Claudia Christian and Chad Lowe (ABC Family’s Pretty Little Liars, UNFAITHFUL) rounding out the cast.
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.
Vice President of Acquisitions & Marketing Melanie Miller brokered the deal on behalf of Gravitas Ventures.
“I’ve been a fan of Marco’s films for years,” commented Miller. “We are thrilled to release his directorial debut, and know audiences across the country are going to love it.”