Castille Landon Hopes To Shatter Stereotypes Of Serious Mental Illness In Fear Of Rain [Exclusive Interview]


Castille Landon is the writer and director of the new psychological horror thriller Fear of Rain. She takes on a challenge in bringing a story influenced by a teenager living with schizophrenia.


The Synopsis 

For teenager Rain Burroughs (Madison Iseman, “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle”), a diagnosis with schizophrenia means that every day is a struggle as she tries to figure out which of the disturbing images, harrowing voices, and traumatic feelings she experiences are real and which are all in her mind. But when Rain insists against her parents’ (Katherine Heigl and Harry Connick, Jr.) advice that the shadows and cries from her neighbor’s attic are hiding a dark secret, she enlists help from Caleb (Israel Broussard, “The Bling Ring”), the charmingly awkward new boy at school – who himself may not be real. Written and directed by Castille Landon (After We Fell, After Ever Happy), FEAR OF RAIN is a terrifying thriller that takes you inside Rain’s mind as she confronts the frightening hallucinations of her imagination to determine whether there is real horror hiding right next door.

Madison Iseman as ‘Rain’ and Harry Connick Jr. as ‘John’ in Fear of Rain

Castille Landon began her career as an actress and is known for films like Sex Ed and Apple of My Eyes. Her first project as a writer/producer was for the television movie Workers’ Comp starring Morgan Fairchild. Albion: The Enchanted Stallion was her first project as a director. In addition, to being the writer and part of the cast as Eriu. Last year it was announced she would be directing After We Fell and After Ever Happy after the success of the After. A film based on the novel by Anna Todd

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I had the opportunity to connect with Castille Landon via Zoom to discuss the making of Fear of Rain. Castille shared what inspired her to write this story that covers mental health.


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Fear of Rain is available On Demand February 12, 2021

Source: LRM Online Exclusive


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Nancy Tapia

Nancy Tapia has been an interviewer for LRM and Latino-Review Media since 2011. Currently a member of the Hollywood Critics Association. Former UCLA Bruin specializes in Management. Covering entertainment has been an unexpected lively journey. Always open to the next, new experience. From solo traveling to adding a new peak to her personal 100 Hike Challenge. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter @inancytapia

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