Ella-Rae Smith, known for her roles in “Foundation” and “Into the Badlands,” has been cast as the lead in Tubi’s horror thriller, “My Bloody Galentine.” Written by Eliza Maher and directed by Traci Hays, this highly anticipated project is set to premiere on February 13.
Smith will be stepping into the shoes of Jadyn, the girl next door with an untarnished spirit. Jadyn has never ventured outside the United States before but finds herself facing a new adventure. She works as the Social Media Manager for Glow, a well-known skincare company.
“My Bloody Galentine” asks the question: what could be worse than being single on Valentine’s Day? Being dumped right before the most romantic day of the year and on the eve of starting a new job in a foreign country. Jadyn’s first day at Glow Beauty turns out to be a rough one.
Bonded by Heartbreak
In the midst of her struggles, Jadyn finds solace in her new co-workers, Brandi and Alex, portrayed by Cassie Clare and Miriam-Teak Lee, respectively. The trio shares a recent heartbreak as they have all recently become single. Each copes with their newfound single status in their own unique way.
United by their emotional pain, the girls come up with a plan to seek revenge on their exes while organizing the Galentine’s Day soiree. However, what seems like a fun and humorous idea quickly turns dark when their exes start turning up dead. They soon discover that a demented killer, with surprisingly flawless skin, is targeting them.
“My Bloody Galentine” boasts an impressive ensemble cast. Alongside Ella-Rae Smith, the film features Victoria Ekanoye, Kwaku Mills, Andira Crichlow, Sam Barrett, and Carl Spencer. The project is executive produced by Daijah Janae, Ashley Squires, Marianne C. Wunch, Hannah Pillemer, and Fernando Szew. Producers include Rick Benattar, Nigel Thomas, Patricia Rybarczyk, and Sacha Bennett.
Ella-Rae Smith’s previous on-screen performances have showcased her talent across various genres. She recently portrayed Queen Sareth in Apple TV+’s “Foundation” and appeared in “Harlan Coben’s The Stranger” on Netflix. In AMC’s “Into the Badlands,” Smith portrayed the character Nix in Season 2. Her other credits include Netflix’s “The Witcher,” BBC’s “Clique,” as well as films like “Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw,” “Boogie Man,” “The Commuter,” and “Into the Deep.” Smith is represented by United Agents in London.
“My Bloody Galentine” promises to be an exhilarating horror thriller with a unique twist. Ella-Rae Smith takes the lead as Jadyn, a girl-next-door with a heart of gold. Alongside her co-stars, Smith will navigate the treacherous path of romance, revenge, and survival. With a talented cast and a captivating storyline, this film is sure to leave audiences on the edge of their seats. Don’t miss the premiere on February 13!