Justin Long, Augustus Prew, and Andrea Bang Starring in Ghost Thriller DEAR DAVID at Lionsgate

The actors starring in the upcoming thriller Dear David have been revealed. The cast includes Justin Long (Dodgeball, He’s Just Not That Into You), Augustus Prew (Amazon’s upcoming Lord of the Rings series), and Andrea Bang (A Million Little Things).

The Buzzfeed Studios and Lionsgate film film, based on the viral Twitter ghost story by former BuzzFeed employee Adam Ellis, has wrapped production and is eyeing a fall 2022 release date. “Ellis unfolded a ghost tale over Twitter in August 2017 centering on a dead boy who was haunting him and following him around. The story went viral over the course of several months, with Ellis amassing over one million followers.”

Prew will be playing the lead role of Ellis, while Long will be playing the head of BuzzFeed. Bang will play another supporting lead role. John McPhail (Anna and the Apocalypse) is directing the film, from a screenplay adapted by Mike Van Waes.

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This sounds like an interesting story. I get really scared of ghost stories, but I am intrigued. Check out the Twitter thread this is based on below, and let us know what you think.

So, my apartment is currently being haunted by the ghost of a dead child and he’s trying to kill me. (thread)

— Adam ElIis (@adamtotscomix) August 7, 2017