Elijah Wood seems to have something for POV horror. After appearing in the remake of Maniac, he's now signed on for the techno-psycho-slasher, Open Windows.
Described as a "21st century Rear Window", Open Windows could perhaps be read as a cautionary tale into the craze of modern narcissist self-exhibition. Although not strictly a POV or found-footage movie, from the looks of the trailer the film will borrow heavily from both genres. Check it out below:
An actress named Jill refuses to have dinner with Nick, a fan who won a date with her in an Internet contest. In return, a guy named Chord, posing as Jill's campaign manager, helps Nick to follow in the footsteps of the actress from his own computer. Nick starts a game in which he realizes that is only a puppet into the maniac plans devised by Chord, to hunt down the star.
Open Windows is currently expected in the US on November 7th, 2014.
Open Windows looks...