A noteworthy release
Root Letter has officially jumped from the world of videogames to movies, as the Root Letter film is now available. This film has seen a limited theatrical release, so you can find it in theaters across the United States today. Along with that, Root Letter is available to stream through a number of different services. You can actually purchase a rental via YouTube directly through the embed above!
Directed by award-winning and Emmy-nominated filmmaker Sonja O’Hara (Mid-Century, Doomsday), and written by Tribeca Film Festival-winning screenwriter David Ebeltoft (Here Alone, the upcoming Blood for Dust), the film stars Danny Ramirez (Top Gun: Maverick, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier), Keana Marie (Netflix’s Dash & Lily), with Mark St. Cyr (High School Musical: The Musical - The Series, the upcoming The Menu) and Lydia Hearst (Z Nation, the upcoming Slayers).
The film centers on Carlos (Ramirez), an impoverished teen from a fractured home, as he attempts to reconnect with Sarah (Marie), a school pen pal after he receives a desperate note from her claiming that she has killed someone. As Carlos travels to Sarah’s hometown and investigates, he uncovers a criminal plot involving Sarah’s fraught group of friends, and a chilling secret which has led to Sarah’s disappearance.