The Roommate

Release February 4, 2011 (Wide)
Cast Leighton Meester, Minka Kelly, Cam Gigandet, Aly Michalka, Danneel Harris, Frances Fisher, Billy Zane
Director Christian E. Christiansen
Writer Sonny Mallhi
Genres Thriller
Studio Screen Gems/Columbia Pictures
Length 93 mins.


The story centers on Sara, a college student randomly assigned to a freshman dorm with a stranger named Rebecca. They start off as friends but things turn deadly as Rebecca begins to target people in Sara's life.

Mallhi, an executive VP at Vertigo, wrote the screenplay under a pseudonym so it would be given fair consideration in the marketplace. It wasn't until after Screen Gems made an offer on Roommate that Mallhi revealed that he wrote the spec.

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