CLIFTON POWELL news
Powell cast along with Keith David in Deon Taylor's Chain Letter
November 27, 2007
Source: The Hollywood Reporter
Nikki Reed, Noah Segan, Keith David and "Saw III" and "Saw IV" lead Betsy Russell will star in "Chain Letter," the tale of a maniac who targets teens when they fail to forward chain mail.
"Saw" producer Mark Burg and Roxanne Avent are executive producing the horror feature, which introduces the chain-wielding killer Chain Man (Michael Bailey Smith). Matthew Cohen, Cody Kasch, Michael J. Pagan, Cherilyn Wilson, Reed and Segan play his targets. Clifton Powell will play their high school coach, and Russell and David will play the police officers on the killer's tail.
Director Deon Taylor is writing and producing the film with co-star Pagan through Deon Taylor Enterprises. Steve Cubine is co-executive producing.
Since writing and starring in "thirteen,"cq Reed has appeared in "Lords of Dogtown" and "Mini's First Time." Segan had a breakout turn in "Brick" and will be seen in "The Brothers Bloom." David has appeared in dozens of films, including "Crash" and "Mr. & Mrs. Smith."Reed is repped by Paradigm. Segan is repped by WMA and Untitled Entertainment. David is repped by Stone Manners and Josh Silver at Silvermine Entertainment. Russell is repped by Pantheon and Laina Cohn at Evolution Entertainment. Taylor is repped by Safran Co. Pagan is repped by Innovative.