HONEYTRAP, the harrowing rite-of-passage drama inspired by a real-life crime of love, betrayal and murder in 2009, has been acquired for release in the U.S. by Ava DuVernay’s ARRAY.
Featuring an international cast, HONEYTRAP directed by Rebecca Johnson, stars Jessica Sula (Skins, ABC Family’s Recovery Road) Lucien Laviscount (Fox’s Scream Queens), Naomi Ryan (GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY) and Ntonga Mwanza (LEAVE TO REMAIN).
Girlhood and gang culture collide in HONEYTRAP as 15-year old Layla (Sula) contends with bullying at a new school by transforming herself inside and out. The teen’s compulsive journey for love and acceptance soon becomes fatal in this cautionary tale based on headline news adapted by writer/director Rebecca Johnson.
HONEYTRAP which debuted in the UK in 2015, held its New York premiere screening at the 2015 Urbanworld Film Festival.