Alex Essoe

Alex Essoe is an outstanding new LA-based Canadian actress who delivers what Variety deems a “knockout performance” as the lead in STARRY EYES -- a Cronenberg-esque psychological thriller that has made a lot of waves since it’s debut at SXSW. Alex has also appeared in various independent features, and television shows including HOUSE OF LIES, CALIFORNICATION, and CRASH.

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Ecstasy (2011)

ECSTASY is a contemporary and relevant film about how drugs transcend all borders of society and affect every facet of our lives. But when it leaves it takes away your soul. A new party drug arrives on the rave scene in a college town and is consumed openly by ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lux
CAST:  Charlie Bewley  •  Christy Andersen  •  Elisa King  •  Ashley McCarthy

ECSTASY is a contemporary and relevant film about how drugs transcend all borders of society and affect every facet of our lives. But when it leaves it takes away your soul. A new party drug arrives on the rave scene in a college town and is consumed openly by ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lux
CAST:  Charlie Bewley  •  Christy Andersen  •  Elisa King  •  Ashley McCarthy

Passion Play (2011)

An angel under the thumb of a ruthless gangster is saved by a trumpet player down on his luck.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mitch Glazer
CAST:  Megan Fox  •  Mickey Rourke  •  Bill Murray  •  Rhys Ifans

An angel under the thumb of a ruthless gangster is saved by a trumpet player down on his luck.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mitch Glazer
CAST:  Megan Fox  •  Mickey Rourke  •  Bill Murray  •  Rhys Ifans

Starry Eyes (2014)

A hopeful young starlet uncovers the ominous origins of the Hollywood elite and enters into a deadly agreement in exchange for fame and fortune.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Kölsch  •  Dennis Widmyer
CAST:  Alex Essoe  •  Amanda Fuller  •  Noah Segan  •  Fabianne Therese

A hopeful young starlet uncovers the ominous origins of the Hollywood elite and enters into a deadly agreement in exchange for fame and fortune.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Kölsch  •  Dennis Widmyer
CAST:  Alex Essoe  •  Amanda Fuller  •  Noah Segan  •  Fabianne Therese

Fashionista (2016)

A woman's life takes on unexpected twists after trouble in her marriage leads to a mysterious stranger.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Rumley
CAST:  Amanda Fuller  •  Eric Balfour  •  Alex Essoe  •  Ethan Embry

A woman's life takes on unexpected twists after trouble in her marriage leads to a mysterious stranger.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Rumley
CAST:  Amanda Fuller  •  Eric Balfour  •  Alex Essoe  •  Ethan Embry

The Neighbor (2016)

In the town of Cutter, most people keep to themselves. But when John comes home to find his girlfriend missing, he sneaks into his neighbor's house, finding his girlfriend and several other kidnapped people tied up in the basement. When the neighbor come home, John ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marcus Dunstan
CAST:  Josh Stewart  •  Bill Engvall  •  Luke Edwards  •  Alex Essoe

In the town of Cutter, most people keep to themselves. But when John comes home to find his girlfriend missing, he sneaks into his neighbor's house, finding his girlfriend and several other kidnapped people tied up in the basement. When the neighbor come home, John ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marcus Dunstan
CAST:  Josh Stewart  •  Bill Engvall  •  Luke Edwards  •  Alex Essoe

Tales of Halloween (2015)

Ten stories from horror's top directors. Ghosts, ghouls, monsters, and the devil delight in terrorizing unsuspecting residents of a suburban neighborhood on Halloween night. This creepy anthology combines classic Halloween tales with the stuff of nightmares.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Gierasch  •  Lucky McKee  •  Mike Mendez  •  Neil Marshall  •  Darren Lynn Bousman  •  Paul Solet  •  Axelle Carolyn  •  Andrew Kasch  •  Dave Parker  •  John Skipp  •  Ryan Schifrin
CAST:  Keir Gilchrist  •  Pollyanna McIntosh  •  Samuel Witwer  •  Booboo Stewart

Ten stories from horror's top directors. Ghosts, ghouls, monsters, and the devil delight in terrorizing unsuspecting residents of a suburban neighborhood on Halloween night. This creepy anthology combines classic Halloween tales with the stuff of nightmares.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Gierasch  •  Lucky McKee  •  Mike Mendez  •  Neil Marshall  •  Darren Lynn Bousman  •  Paul Solet  •  Axelle Carolyn  •  Andrew Kasch  •  Dave Parker  •  John Skipp  •  Ryan Schifrin
CAST:  Keir Gilchrist  •  Pollyanna McIntosh  •  Samuel Witwer  •  Booboo Stewart

Dark Intentions (2015)

Molly is struggling with being a new mom, but after meeting Beth, things temporarily improve only to turn sinister as Beth's dark intentions are brought to light.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Sivertson
CAST:  Sara Rue  •  Ashley Bell  •  Dean Geyer  •  Denise Crosby

Molly is struggling with being a new mom, but after meeting Beth, things temporarily improve only to turn sinister as Beth's dark intentions are brought to light.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Sivertson
CAST:  Sara Rue  •  Ashley Bell  •  Dean Geyer  •  Denise Crosby

Across Time I Cry (2014)

An experimental short film from Robertino Fonseca and Julia Clancey.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robertino Fonseca
CAST:  Margo Stilley  •  Branca Ferrazo  •  Katrina Hunter  •  Chloe Hurst

An experimental short film from Robertino Fonseca and Julia Clancey.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robertino Fonseca
CAST:  Margo Stilley  •  Branca Ferrazo  •  Katrina Hunter  •  Chloe Hurst

Midnighters (2017)

Midnight, New Year’s Eve: when all the hopes of new beginnings come to life – except for Lindsey and Jeff Pittman, whose strained marriage faces the ultimate test after they cover up a terrible crime and find themselves entangled in a Hitchcockian web of deceit and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julius Ramsay
CAST:  Alex Essoe  •  Perla Haney-Jardine  •  Dylan McTee  •  David Spadora

Midnight, New Year’s Eve: when all the hopes of new beginnings come to life – except for Lindsey and Jeff Pittman, whose strained marriage faces the ultimate test after they cover up a terrible crime and find themselves entangled in a Hitchcockian web of deceit and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julius Ramsay
CAST:  Alex Essoe  •  Perla Haney-Jardine  •  Dylan McTee  •  David Spadora

Your Filthy Heart (2018)

A mysterious box unleashes a force that causes its victims to be hunted down by their worst regrets.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Evan Dickson
CAST:  Alex Essoe  •  Eliza Noland  •  David Bruckner  •  Jennifer Kretchmer

A mysterious box unleashes a force that causes its victims to be hunted down by their worst regrets.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Evan Dickson
CAST:  Alex Essoe  •  Eliza Noland  •  David Bruckner  •  Jennifer Kretchmer

The Super (2018)

A man becomes the superintendent of a large New York City apartment building where people mysteriously go missing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephan Rick
CAST:  Patrick John Flueger  •  Val Kilmer  •  Louisa Krause  •  Mattea Conforti

A man becomes the superintendent of a large New York City apartment building where people mysteriously go missing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephan Rick
CAST:  Patrick John Flueger  •  Val Kilmer  •  Louisa Krause  •  Mattea Conforti

The Home (2017)

Set in a small, isolated 19th century Irish home for unwed mothers, a young pregnant woman must fight for her survival as the home falls siege to a group of mysterious invaders.  (more)

DIRECTION:  L. Gustavo Cooper
CAST:  Alex Essoe  •  Audrey Hamilton  •  Kelly Love  •  Andy McPhee

Set in a small, isolated 19th century Irish home for unwed mothers, a young pregnant woman must fight for her survival as the home falls siege to a group of mysterious invaders.  (more)

DIRECTION:  L. Gustavo Cooper
CAST:  Alex Essoe  •  Audrey Hamilton  •  Kelly Love  •  Andy McPhee

The Blessed Ones (2016)

The Blessed Ones shadows a tightly knit cult hiding in a remote desert enclave as they prepare for the impending apocalypse. Two dissenters try to escape through the vast desert wasteland as the cult embarks on a mass suicide pact.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Patrick O'Bell
CAST:  Dave Vescio  •  Andy Gates  •  Tamzin Brown  •  Jonathan Erickson Eisley

The Blessed Ones shadows a tightly knit cult hiding in a remote desert enclave as they prepare for the impending apocalypse. Two dissenters try to escape through the vast desert wasteland as the cult embarks on a mass suicide pact.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Patrick O'Bell
CAST:  Dave Vescio  •  Andy Gates  •  Tamzin Brown  •  Jonathan Erickson Eisley

The Drone (2021)

A newlywed couple is terrorized by a consumer drone that has become sentient with the consciousness of a deranged serial killer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jordan Rubin
CAST:  Alex Essoe  •  John Brotherton  •  Anita Briem  •  Simon Rex

A newlywed couple is terrorized by a consumer drone that has become sentient with the consciousness of a deranged serial killer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jordan Rubin
CAST:  Alex Essoe  •  John Brotherton  •  Anita Briem  •  Simon Rex

Doctor Sleep (2019)

Still irrevocably scarred by the trauma he endured as a child at the Overlook, Dan Torrance has fought to find some semblance of peace. But that peace is shattered when he encounters Abra, a courageous teenager with her own powerful extrasensory gift, known as the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Flanagan
CAST:  Ewan McGregor  •  Rebecca Ferguson  •  Kyliegh Curran  •  Cliff Curtis

Still irrevocably scarred by the trauma he endured as a child at the Overlook, Dan Torrance has fought to find some semblance of peace. But that peace is shattered when he encounters Abra, a courageous teenager with her own powerful extrasensory gift, known as the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Flanagan
CAST:  Ewan McGregor  •  Rebecca Ferguson  •  Kyliegh Curran  •  Cliff Curtis

States (2019)

A transient road film featuring an array of young drifters wandering throughout the U.S. with varying degrees of purpose, or lack-thereof. A multifaceted meditation on freedom and an outsider's love letter to America and the searchers of its endless highways.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zach Gayne
CAST:  Alex Essoe  •  Jeremy O. Harris  •  Jasmin Kaset  •  Makenzie Green

A transient road film featuring an array of young drifters wandering throughout the U.S. with varying degrees of purpose, or lack-thereof. A multifaceted meditation on freedom and an outsider's love letter to America and the searchers of its endless highways.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zach Gayne
CAST:  Alex Essoe  •  Jeremy O. Harris  •  Jasmin Kaset  •  Makenzie Green

Homewrecker (2020)

Michelle is an interior designer and newlywed to Robert. Linda lives alone and fills her days with painting and exercise classes. Seeking a new friend, Linda coerces the reserved, deferential Michelle into visiting her home for a spontaneous interior design ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zach Gayne
CAST:  Alex Essoe  •  Precious Chong  •  Kris Siddiqi  •  Tony Matthews

Michelle is an interior designer and newlywed to Robert. Linda lives alone and fills her days with painting and exercise classes. Seeking a new friend, Linda coerces the reserved, deferential Michelle into visiting her home for a spontaneous interior design ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zach Gayne
CAST:  Alex Essoe  •  Precious Chong  •  Kris Siddiqi  •  Tony Matthews

Red Island (2018)

A distressed couple become stranded on an isolated island only to get hunted by an unforeseen force.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lux
CAST:  Alex Essoe  •  Georgie Daburas  •  Tawny West  •  David Mezheritsky

A distressed couple become stranded on an isolated island only to get hunted by an unforeseen force.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lux
CAST:  Alex Essoe  •  Georgie Daburas  •  Tawny West  •  David Mezheritsky

Free to Go (2008)

A vulnerable young girl finds herself the kidnapping victim of a charismatic killer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zach Gayne
CAST:  Alex Essoe  •  Sean Tyson  •  Elyse Levesque  •  Sera-Lys McArthur

A vulnerable young girl finds herself the kidnapping victim of a charismatic killer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zach Gayne
CAST:  Alex Essoe  •  Sean Tyson  •  Elyse Levesque  •  Sera-Lys McArthur

The Attaché (2018)

Rian and Liz may not make it out alive, but the case lives on. Giving those who discover it a chance of their own to succumb to the strange spell of the mysterious attaché  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andre Stringer
CAST:  Iddo Goldberg  •  Alex Essoe  •  Hakeem Kae-Kazim

Rian and Liz may not make it out alive, but the case lives on. Giving those who discover it a chance of their own to succumb to the strange spell of the mysterious attaché  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andre Stringer
CAST:  Iddo Goldberg  •  Alex Essoe  •  Hakeem Kae-Kazim
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