“My social media is very quiet, so I don’t think anyone who I don’t actually know has ever commented on anything I do.” – Odessa Young on social media
Assassination Nation is the new crime thriller about a malicious data hack that exposes peoples’ secrets. The film stars Odessa Young (High Life), Hari Nef (You), Suki Waterhouse (Insurgent), and newcomer Abra in her first film role.
Assassination Nation follows four girls, Lily (Odessa Young), Bex (Hari Nef), Sarah (Suki Waterhouse), and Em (Abra). After a data hack in the small town of Salem exposes everyone’s secrets, the four girls ban together to cope with the hack and fight for survival. The film is written and directed by Sam Levinson (Another Happy Day). Assassination Nation also stars Bill Skarsgard (It), Colman Domingo (Selma), and Joel McHale (Ted).
The four leads of Assassination Nation have a variety of film and television credits. Odessa Young starred as Genevieve Barrett in the hit show High Life and will star in future projects The Man in the Woods and Shirley. Hari Nef starred in the critically acclaimed show Transparent as Gittel, and can currently be seen in Lifetime’s thriller You. Suki Waterhouse has several projects in the works including A Rainy Day In New York, Burn, Killers Anonymous, Bittersweet Symphony, and Pokémon Detective Pikachu. Assassination Nation acts as singer-songwriter Abra’s film debut. She has three hit albums Princess, BLQ Velvet, and Rose.
FilmInside met with the cast of Assassination Nation to discuss the making of the movie. Odessa Young, Hari Nef, Suki Waterhouse, and Abra open up about bullying, social media, and more. “I’m desperately terrified of being misunderstood,” admits Young. “It’s one of the greatest injustices that I think anybody goes through is being misunderstood because that’s the basis of all conflict.” To see more of what the cast of Assassination Nation has to say, watch our exclusive video interview below.
Check out our exclusive interview with the cast of Assassination Nation here:
Here is the trailer: