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MTV Takes Viewers on a Psychological Thrill-Ride in Orignal Movie "The Truth Below" Premiering June 16th at 10pm ET/PT
Plus: view the trailer to the project, starring Gilian Zinser, Reid Ewing, Nick Thurston and Ricky Mabe.

[via press release from MTV]

MTV Takes Viewers on a Psychological Thrill-Ride in Orignal Movie "The Truth Below" Premiering June 16th at 10pm ET/PT

NEW YORK, NY (May 19, 2011) - MTV treats viewers to extreme suspense in its upcoming original TV movie "The Truth Below," premiering Thursday, June 16th at 10pm ET/PT. The two-hour psychological thriller, starring Gilian Zinser (90210), Reid Ewing (Modern Family), Nick Thurston (Surviving Ophelia), and Ricky Mabe (Zack and Miri Make a Porno) is the sixth original movie from MTV since the network launched its new movie initiative in 2009.

"We were immediately drawn to the script for 'The Truth Below' which explores the complex and challenging themes of friendship, sex, death and betrayal through the perspective of characters the same age as the MTV audience," said Chris Linn EVP Programming & Head of Production. " 'The Truth Below' is an opportunity to expand our original movie brand beyond horror and comedy and work with an incredibly talented group of young actors. The twists and turns in the plot combined with exceptionally strong performances make this movie a true thriller."

In "The Truth Below," a Spring Break snowboarding vacation becomes a terrifying journey for college friends, Jenna (Zinser), Ethan (Ewing), Dante (Thurston) and Liam (Mabe). Their road trip home from the mountain soon turns deadly when a freak accident forces them off the road and buries their car under an avalanche. Trapped with no choice but to wait for rescue and face an unknown fate, the group plays a game in which they reveal secrets they would never otherwise share. They soon discover they not only have to survive the accident, but also each other. The moments dwindle and they are forced to ask themselves "how well do you really know your friends" as their game builds to a shocking conclusion.

"The Truth Below" is directed by Scott Glosserman whose film "Behind the Mask: the Rise of Leslie Vernon" was a festival hit in 2006 and is written by Wendy Diane Miller. It is executive produced by Maggie Malina, Scott Glosserman, and Chris Linn. Chad Oakes and Mike Frislev of Nomadic Pictures serve as producers.

About MTV:

MTV is the world's premier youth entertainment brand. With a global reach of more than a half-billion households, MTV is the cultural home of the millennial generation, music fans and artists, and a pioneer in creating innovative programming for young people. MTV reflects and creates pop culture with its Emmy(R), Grammy(R) and Peabody(R) award-winning content built around compelling storytelling, music discovery and activism across TV, online and mobile. MTV's sibling networks MTV2 and mtvU each deliver unparalleled customized content for young males, music fans and college students, and its online hub MTV.com is the leading destination for music, news and pop culture. MTV is part of MTV Networks, a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.

  [may 2011]  


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