Chris As: Billy Lee
Additional Cast: Jon Hamm, Dakota Johnson, Jeff Bridges
Directed By: Drew Goddard
Written By: Drew Goddard
Release Date: October 12, 2018
Genre: Mystery / Thriller
Website: Internet Movie Database
Seven strangers, each with a secret to bury, meet at Lake Tahoe’s El Royale, a rundown hotel with a dark past. Over the course of one fateful night, everyone will have a last shot at redemption – before everything goes to hell.
Facts and Trivia
– Chris Hemsworth had to lose 25-30lbs of muscle weight immediately after ‘Avengers 4’ wrapped to star in this film.
– Russell Crowe was originally cast in a role. He eventually dropped out and was replaced by Jon Hamm.
– Goddard’s process of selling the spec was under heavy secrecy with the script only going to top studio execs for the potential buyers had to read off a tablet and then return it when done.
– The El Royale is based off of the famous Cal Neva Resort and Casino that was once owned by Frank Sinatra.
– This is the second collaboration between Drew Goddard and Chris Hemsworth since The Cabin in the Woods (2012).