THE CANYONS is an upocoming thriller Neo-noir directed by Paul Schrader (writer of “Taxi Driver,” “Raging Bull” and director of “American Gigolo”) from an original screenplay by acclaimed novelist and screenwriter Bret Easton Ellis (author of “American Psycho,” “Less Than Zero”) . The cast including porn star James Deen, Lindsay Lohan, Nolan Gerard Funk, Amanda Brooks, Tenille Houston, Jim Boeven, Nik Tyler and Victor Fischbarg.
The film is a contemporary L.A. noir about the dangers of sexual obsession and ambition, both personally and professionally, among a group of young people in their 20’s and how one chance meeting connected to the past unravels all of their lives, resulting in deceit, paranoia, cruel mind games and ultimately violence.
While calculating young movie producer Christian (Deen) makes films to keep his trust fund intact, his actress girlfriend, Tara (Lohan), hides an affair with an actor from her past. But Christian becomes aware of her infidelity, which leads the young Angelenos into a violent, sexually-charged tour through the dark side of human nature.
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