From Producer Bryan Singer (X-Men, X-Men: Days of Future Past, The Usual Suspects) and directed by Andrew Douglas, comes uwantme2killhim?, a British thriller based on a true story. A fascinating and disturbing examination of the impact that the emerging online culture had on the lives of a generation, uwantme2killhim? brings together award-winning talent to tell a story more unbelievable than any fiction. The film will be released in UK cinemas 6th September 2013.
When 16-year-old Mark, a handsome boy, popular with girls, meets local girl Rachel on the Internet, he quickly finds himself in an intense online relationship. Besotted, he will do anything for her – even befriend and defend – her awkward, loner brother, John, the perpetual target of school bullies. When Rachel, who is trapped in the grips of an abusive relationship, is murdered, Mark and John are determined to avenge her death. Their actions draw the attention of a female MI5 agent as they unwittingly stumble into an on-going operation. Soon, Mark is recruited to commit a devastating crime, one that made British legal history.
Based on true events in the UK in 2003, uwantme2killhim? is the story of a friendship of opposites and the hidden evils that lurk deep within the Internet.