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“AMERICAN CARNAGE” Starring Jorge Lendeborg Jr. and Jenna Ortega Hits Theaters Next Month

Thursday, June 16, 2022 | News

Coming soon from Saban Films and the writing/directing team of the Hallivis brothers is the new thriller AMERICAN CARNAGE starring X‘s Jenna Ortega. After a governor issues an executive order to arrest the children of undocumented immigrants in AMERICAN CARNAGE, the newly detained youth are offered an opportunity to have their charges dropped by volunteering to provide care to the elderly. Once inside the eldercare facility, the volunteers discover the governor and the facility’s supervisor have cooked up a horrifyingly depraved conspiracy that endangers the young and the old in this twisted thriller-comedy.

AMERICAN CARNAGE is directed and written by Diego Hallivis (Curvature, Game Time) alongside co-writer and brother Julio Hallivis (The Devil Below, Trespassers). The film stars Jorge Lendeborg Jr. (Bumblebee, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Love, Simon), Jenna Ortega (X, Scream), Allen Maldonado (“The Wonder Years,” “Black-ish”), Bella Ortiz (“Chicago Med”), Jorge Diaz (Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones, “The Long Road Home”) and Eric Dane (“Euphoria,” “Grey’s Anatomy”).

Saban Films will release thriller/dark-comedy AMERICAN CARNAGE in theaters, On-Demand, and digital on July 15, 2022.


Grace Detwiler
Rue Morgue's Online Assistant Editor - Grace Detwiler (@finalgirlgrace) is a freelance film journalist and law student. Her original work can be found on her blog, FinalGirlGrace, as well as in Rue Morgue's print and online publications.