'The Rental': Meet Alison Brie, Dan Stevens and rest of the cast of this horror suspense film
Actor Dave Franco has stepped behind the camera in his directorial debut from ITC Films with 'The Rental'. The film sees two couples retreat to what seems like an idyllic cabin for a remote vacation. However, long-held dark secrets soon start coming to light and before they can deal with the repercussions the couples discover that there is a sinister presence in the cabin with them. With the film about to release on VOD, meet the cast of this horror suspense film.
Alison Brie stars as Michelle. She is perhaps best known for her roles in 'Community' and as the lead on 'GLOW'. She has also appeared on a number of other shows and films. Some of the notable ones are the voice of Diane on 'Bojack Horseman' and roles in 'Horse Girl', 'Mad Men' and 'Sleeping with Other People'. Born in California, Hollywood, acting was always a part of her destiny as she was attracted to the stage at a very early age, taking on the role of Toto in a production of 'The Wizard of Oz'. She has also won an Indy Award for her performance as "Ophelia" in Rubicon's production of Hamlet. Her big break was a lead role as perfectionist Annie in the ensemble cast of 'Community' in 2009. In 2017, she and Dave Franco tied the knot after a five-year relationship.
Dan Stevens plays Charlie. Stevens is best known for his roles on 'Legion' and 'Downton Abbey'. Born in Croydon, Surrey, England, he studied acting in college, taking on the role of Macbeth in the Shakespearean play at the Cambridge Arts Theatre in 2002 and this was the start of his career in Shakespearean theater. In 2005, he was nominated for an Ian Charleson Award for his portrayal of Orlando in 'As You Like It' for the Peter Hall Company. He moved to television with 'The Line of Beauty', a three-part television miniseries released in 2006, but his major breakout role was the role of Matthew Crawley on 'Downton Abbey' in 2010.
Jeremy Allen White
Jeremy Allan White plays Josh. White was born in 1991 and he set upon an acting career at the age of 13. He grew up training in ballet, jazz and tap. White got his role as Philip 'Lip' Gallagher on 'Shameless' right out of high school, and has grown up with the show over its 10 seasons, heading into its final and 11th season. He has a child with actor Addison Timlin, whom he married in 2019, almost a year after the birth of their daughter, Ezer Billie White. He is also known for his roles on 'Movie 43' and 'Rob the Mob'.
Sheila Vand plays Mina. Vand was born in California, USA, in 1985, and is a second generation Iranian-American of Persian descent. She made her Broadway debut with Robin Williams in 2011 in the Pulitzer-nominated 'Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo' as Hadia. She is best known for her role of Sahar, the Iranian housekeeper in 'Argo' who narrates the film's beginning. She also portrays Zarah on the TNT dystopic thriller television series 'Snowpiercer'.
'The Rental' will be made available on VOD on July 23.