When a young doctor suspects she may not be alone in her new Brooklyn loft, she learns that her landlord has formed a frightening obsession with her.
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In New York, Dr. Juliet Bliss Devereau of the Brooklyn General Hospital has ended her relationship with her boyfriend Jack and is seeking an apartment in Brooklyn to live alone. She finds a bargain in an old apartment building owned by the handsome and lonely Max and one night she misinterprets his signals and dates him. However she concludes that it is too soon to have a love affair... but is that really the end of it?
|Cast overview, first billed only:|
|Hilary Swank||-||Dr. Juliet Devereau|
|Jeffrey Dean Morgan||-||Max|
|Sean A. Rosales||-||Carlos (as Sean Rosales)|
|Deborah Martinez||-||Mrs. Portes|
|Sheila Ivy Traister||-||ER Nurse (as Sheila Traister)|
|Michael Showers||-||August ER Doctor|
|Nana Visitor||-||Real Estate Agent|
|Michael Badalucco||-||Moving Man|
|Michael Massee||-||Security Tech|
|Penny Balfour||-||Drug Addict|
|Mark Morocco||-||ER Surgeon (as Mark Vincent Morocco)|
Sir Christopher Lee fell over a cable and injured his back during production. On the plus side, he was also made a Knight while working on this movie.
This was Sir Christopher Lee's first Hammer Film Productions movie since To the Devil a Daughter (1976). It was his final Hammer movie before his death on June 7, 2015 at the age of ninety-three.
Director Antti Jokinen told in an interview for Finnish television on June 19, 2010 that Jessica Alba was at first attached to play the role which eventually went to Hilary Swank. Jokinen also told that at one point, Maggie Gyllenhaal was attached to the role.
Director of Photography Guillermo Navarro worked for half his usual fee because he was intrigued by the possibilities presented by this movie.
Some scenes, that were in the original script, but weren't filmed during principal photography for budgetary reasons, were shot in April 2010.
Jeffrey Dean Morgan played alongside Hilary Swank in a different role in P.S. I Love You (2007). He portrayed a loving, caring musician guy that stood by her side after her husband died, that he knew.
Lee Pace and Sir Christopher Lee were part of the Middle-earth film franchise. Lee Pace played Thranduil in the The Hobbit trilogy, and Sir Christopher Lee played Saruman in The Hobbit trilogy and The Lord of the Rings trilogy.
Shot over a period of thirty days.
Hilary Swank spent time with real emergency room doctors and surgeons to better understand her character.