Vertical Entertainment will release Measure of Revenge, a psychological thriller that marks an international directorial debut by Malaysian director Peyfa about an actress whose famous son dies suddenly from a supposed overdose, causing her to conduct her own investigation with the help of a drug dealer in pursuit of answers, justice, and revenge by any means necessary. Vertical is planning a day-and-date release on March 18, 2022.
The film stars Academy Award®-winner Melissa Leo (The Fighter, The Equalizer 2, Thunder Force), Bella Thorne (Midnight Sun, The Babysitter), Jake Weary (It Follows, Animal Kingdom), Roma Maffia (Disclosure), Adrian Martinez (The Guilty, Focus), and Benedict Samuel (The Walk).
Broadway actress Lillian Cooper (Academy Award®-winner Melissa Leo) is making her final on-stage appearance when her famous son, Curtis (Jake Weary), is found dead. When his death is ruled as an accidental overdose, a suspicious Lillian decides to take matters into her own hands. On a quest for answers, she strikes up an unlikely alliance with her son’s drug dealer, Taz (Bella Thorne), setting in motion a bloody warpath to uncover the truth, inspired by the characters she portrayed on stage.