house at the end of the street jennifer lawrence First Official Look At Jennifer Lawrence In Mark Tonderais House at the End of the Street

In time for today’s release of ‘The Hunger Games,’ Entertainment Weekly has unveiled this first official look at Jennifer Lawrence in Mark Tonderai’s (Hush) horror-thriller ‘House at the End of the Street.’ Scheduled for release September 21st, the film centers on a mother (Elisabeth Shue) and daughter (Jennifer Lawrence) who move into a new community and find themselves next door to a house in which a psychotic young girl murdered her parents. While the locals insist the girl vanished after the brutal murders, the young newcomer befriends the surviving son (Max Theriot) and discovers the sinister story is far from over.

Speaking to Entertainment Weekly, Mark Tonderai shed some light on the above shot: “She’s basically managed to get into Max’s house, waiting for his character, and she’s made a discovery there about his family and is trying to hide before her presence is detected.” Tonderai also opened up about Max Theriot’s character: “Since he lives in this house and is driving down people’s home values, he’s very ostracized in this town. he murder was committed by his sister, and she disappeared into the woods. There’s this rumor she still lives in the woods. People have seen her, and she’s insane. But is she out in the woods? And if she is, how does she feel about her brother getting involved with somebody else?”

Tonderai went on to provide some information on why Jennfer Lawrence’s character is one of the few people who view Thieriot’s character sympathetically, in that she has some family history she’d like to escape too, though it’s not nearly as creepy: “She’s a high school kid, about 17, and they’ve just moved into this new area. Her father was in a rock band and was never around. The mother, in the early part of her life, was always out on the road with her husband taking drugs and getting drunk.  When she cleaned up and they got divorced, she was always out working. Suddenly, she thinks she wants to engage and be a parent, but at this point her daughter is becoming a woman and has been left to herself for a long time. She rejects these overtures of motherly love.”