ROOM 203 (2021) Preview and distribution news for J-horror adaptation


Room 203 is a 2021 American horror film about two female roommates who are tormented by vengeful spirits dwelling in their rented apartment.

Directed by Ben Jagger (Corbin Nash; The Paddy Lincoln Gang) from a screenplay co-written with John Poliquin (Spiral 2019) and Nick Richey (Low Low), based on Kamon Nanami’s Japanese novel. Produced by Benjamin Anderson, Eric Gibson, Kat McPhee, Annmarie Sairrino, Moeko Suzuki and Ty Whittington.

The Ammo Entertainment production stars Francesca Xuereb, Viktoria Vinyarska, Eric Wiegand, Quinn Nehr and Patrick Kirton.

On June 3rd 2021, it was announced that Voltage Pictures has acquired worldwide rights to Room 203. Voltage Pictures’ President and COO Jonathan Deckter will introduce the film to buyers at the upcoming Marché du film held June 21-25, 2021.

“English adaptations of the J-horror genre have produced some of the most iconic and successful horror films of the past twenty years, and Room 203 absolutely delivers on the well-crafted thrills of its predecessors,” said Deckter. “We’re thrilled that our friends at Ammo have entrusted us in sharing this tense and taught horror with our international buyers, who know first hand the box-office power of an elevated horror of this quality.”

Room 203 is currently in post-production. Meanwhile, Ben Jagger is also involved in pre-production on Corbin Nash 2.

Cast and characters:

Quinn Nehr … Tony
Patrick Kirton … Samuel White
Viktoria Vinyarska … Izzy Davis
Christine Chen … EMT
Francesca Xuereb … Kim White
Jeroen Frank Kales … Chad
Timothy McKinney … Doctor Phillips
Eric Wiegand … Ian
Thomas Johnston … Ben J.
Sam A Coleman … Steve
Terry J. Nelson … Bob
Susan Kirton … Ann White
Bria Fleming … Sandy
Scott Gremillion … Ronan

Filming locations:

Shreveport, Louisiana, USA