Emma Roberts and Kiernan Shipka to Star in Thriller ‘February’

Osgood Perkins is writing and directing

Emma Roberts and “Mad Men” star Kiernan Shipka will star in coming-of-age horror/thriller “February” for writer director Osgood Perkins, Highland Film Group announced on Thursday.

“February” follows three young girls, Joan, Rose and Kat. As Joan makes her way across a frozen landscape to reach the other two, stranded at a prestigious boarding school, Kat becomes increasingly plagued with visions and evil forces.

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“We look forward to bringing Osgood’s tantalizing story to life while keeping audiences riveted with suspense,” said producers Adrienne Biddle, Bryan Bertino and Rob Paris. Highland Film Groups’ Arianne Fraser and Delphine Perrier added: “Having these two brilliant young actresses as a part of the team will no doubt translate with our buyers and audiences worldwide.”

Highland will be handling international sales and will introduce the film to buyers at the Toronto International Film Festival next month.

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Roberts is repped by CAA and manager, David Sweeny. Shipka is represented by CAA and Perkins by Paradigm.