Chace Crawford is back on set. The former Gossip Girl‘s star has in fact been hired to take part in the thriller Eloise, a new movie whose filming bagan on May 5th in Michigan.
The film is set in a defunct insane asylum known as Eloise. Four friends break into the abandoned institution in hopes of finding a death certificate, which will provide Jacob (Crawford) with the rights to a sizable inheritance. While inside the asylum, the group not only finds that the institution houses a horrifying history but also the truth about their own tragic pasts.
The film is shot on location in the real Eloise Insane Asylum, which used to be one of the largest mental institutions in the world. It began as one building in Westland, Michigan in 1832, before rapidly growing into a 78-building complex, complete with its own fire and police departments, train station, post office and farms. The asylum finally closed in 1982, and has since been empty and left to ruin.
Directed by Robert Legato ( Star Trek tv series) and written by Christopher Borrelli ( Whisper) in the cast also Brandon T. Jackson (Big Mama) and PJ Byrne (The Walf of Wall Street).