'The Room': Meet Olga Kurylenko, Kevin Janssens and rest of the cast of the horror drama coming on VOD

As a young couple moves into an old home, their life seems to take a strange yet fun turn as they discover a room that seemingly gives them everything they ask for


                            'The Room': Meet Olga Kurylenko, Kevin Janssens and rest of the cast of the horror drama coming on VOD
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Directed by Christian Volckman, the upcoming VOD release of 'The Room' is a crazy take on getting what you wish for. As a young couple moves into an old home, their life seems to take a strange yet fun turn as they discover a room that seemingly gives them everything they ask for — from a bottle of alcohol and painting to a million dollars and even a human baby. Paranormal, extraterrestrial, or whatever this room, it doesn't come without a price. Here are the cast members bringing his sci-fi horror to life.

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Olga Kurylenko as Kate

Olga Kurylenko attends the Elie Saab Womenswear Spring/Summer 2020 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on September 28, 2019, in Paris, France (Getty Images)

Kurylenko is an actress and model, known for her bold roles and steamy scenes. She is recognized from many roles such as her debut as Iris in 'The Ring Finger' aka 'L'annulaire' (2005), Camille in 'Quantum of Solace' (2018) opposite Daniel Craig, Julia in 'Oblivion' (2013), Nika Boronina in 'Hitman' (2007) and Headmistress Kirova in 'Vampire Academy' (2014).

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In 2012 at the Boston Society of Film Critics Awards, Kurylenko shared the award for 'Best Ensemble Cast' with her castmates for 'Seven Psychopaths' (2012) where she played the role of Angela. In 2006, at the Brooklyn International Film Festival, Kurylenko won for 'Best Actress' for 'L'annulaire'. According to the actress' IMDb page, she has two releases in pre-production — 'Jane Millen' and 'Gateway 6' — and two releases in post-production — 'Sentinelle' (2020) and 'The Hunting' (2020). Kurylenko's other notable works include 'Paris, je t'aime' (2006), 'The Serpent' (2006) and 'Tyranny' (2008). 

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Kevin Janssens as Matt

Kevin Janssens attends the 'Above The Law (Tueurs)' photocall during the 74th Venice Film Festival at Sala Giardino on September 5, 2017, in Venice, Italy (Getty Images)

Janssens is an actor known for his roles as Stan Vandewalle in 'King of the World' aka 'Koning van de Wereld' (2006), Richard in 'Revenge' (2017), Nick Bulens in 'Vermist' (2008-2014), Kenneth in 'The Ardennes' (2015) and Maria in 'The Emperor of Taste' (2008-2009). In 2007 at the Berlin International Film Festival, Janssens won the EFP Shooting Star and in 2016 at the Film Festival Oostende, he won the 'Best Actor' award for his role in 'The Ardennes'. Most recently, in 2020, Janssens was also nominated for a Magritte Award for 'Patrick' (2019).

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Francis Chapman as teenager Shane

Francis Chapman in 'The Room' (IMDb)

Francis Chapman is an actor, writer, producer, and also founder of Pimlico Pictures. He is known for his roles as Simon in 'Which is Witch' (2013), Charles in 'Vain' (2015), Toby in 'The Unreal Root' (2016) and Law Court Usher in 'Les Misérables' (2019). Chapman's writing credit is for 'True Colours' (2019).

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Other members of the cast include Joshua Wilson as Shane (child), Carole Weyers as Mrs Schaeffer, John Flanders as John Doe, Marianne Bourg as Suzanne, Michaël Kahya as Mr Schaeffer, Oscar Lesage as Henry, Vince Drews as Chet and many more.

The official synopsis reads: "When Kate and Matt leave the city to move into an old house, they discover a secret hidden room that has the extraordinary power to materialize anything they wish for. Their new life becomes a true fairytale. Yet beneath this apparent state of bliss, something darker lurks: some wishes can have dire consequences." Watch the intense trailer below.

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'The Room' releases on July 21, 2020, on VOD.

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