Two couples decide to spend an unforgettable weekend in a wonderful oceanfront house. From the very beginning, the owner of the rented property raises some suspicions, but the characters of the film decide to stay, and this is a fatal mistake. The guests find video cameras right in the bathroom. The conflict with the house owner gets dangerous, and a mysterious masked stranger starts hunting down four young people.
- The Rental is Dave Franco’s debut as a director. Dave has an older brother, James, a famous actor, who began his directing career fifteen years ago. Dave himself is well-known for such blockbusters as 21 Jump Street, 6 Underground, and the Now You See Me dilogy. By the way, actress Alison Brie is Dave Franco’s wife.
- The film was shot on the Pacific Ocean, in a place called Bandon, Oregon.
- Due to the quarantine, the premiere of The Rental took place on June 18, 2020, at a drive-in movie in California, USA. A month later, there was a worldwide release via the Internet.
- This summer Dan Stevens, who portrayed one of the main characters, appeared in Netflix’s comedy Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga. The film tells about the song contest participants from Iceland, and Dan represented the Russian singer Alexander Lemtov there.
- Actress Alison Brie is famous not only for the TV-series Community. She is a star of the TV-series Glow about female wrestling. The final season of this critically acclaimed show is set to premiere later this year.
This is an American-made horror film.
The world premiere of The Rental took place on June 18, 2020.
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Tags : horror, maniac, murder, slaughter, young people, observer, ocean, house rental