FOLLOWER (2022) Preview, trailer and release news for the horror thriller

Disciple is a 2022 horror film about three friends on a backpacking trip who are stalked by a mysterious individual recording their every move.

Written, produced and directed by James Rich (Animal; Their; Walker) from a story co-written with Serena Kamlani based on a 2018 short film of the same title. Executive produced by Christopher Finefrock and Larry Gurry.

The Smallertown Productions film stars Revell Carpenter (hell hole 2020), Molly Leach, Gigi James, Chris Scarciotta, Walker Edelman, Jonathan Jennings, James Rich, Serena Kamlani and Ted Rich.


A group of friends who recently graduated from college embark on a backpacking trip through the woods to celebrate their impending future and the end of an era for their friendship.

As they proceed down the trail, they slowly begin to suspect that they are being followed by a mysterious individual who, unbeknownst to them, is following their every move and uploading the videos to a sinister forum where anonymous followers can dictate their fate. …


Release date:

In North America, Freestyle Digital Media will launch Follower On-Demand (VOD) on March 29, 2022.


Based on a disturbing true story that happened in Northern Nevada in 2018. Centered on an aspiring social media influencer and her two friends, who, on their annual backpacking trip on a popular hiking trail, became the targets of a violent mass killer. Seeking internet fame as part of a dark web incel group, the killer went live as he hunted down the girls and anyone who got in his way.

“In our new digital world driven by likes, comments, views and followers, Disciple explores the festering evil that lurks below,” said director James Rich. “Disciple brings a new level of realism to the horror/thriller genre that will terrify, excite and challenge audiences.

Cast and characters:

Revell Carpenter … Heather
Molly Leach … Riley
Serena Kamlani … Jamie
Jonathan Jennings … Party Man
Gigi James … Sam
James Rich … Jake
Walker Edelman … Terry
Chris Scarciotta … The Follower
Ted Rich … Gas Station Attendant


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