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Watch: SXSW World Premiere 'Snap' Teaser Traps Jake Hoffman and Nikki Reed in a Malevolent Dubstep Underworld

Photo of Beth Hanna By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood March 7, 2013 at 12:17PM

"Snap" stars Jake Hoffman (son of Dustin Hoffman) as a mentally unstable dubstep savant who becomes obsessed with social worker Nikki Reed ("Twilight") and quickly unravels to menacing proportions. The psychological thriller is co-directed by Youssef Delara ("Filly Brown") and Victor Teran, and has its world premiere at SXSW on March 11. Watch a pulsing, enigmatic teaser below.
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Jake Hoffman, front, in "Snap"
Jake Hoffman, front, in "Snap"

"Snap" stars Jake Hoffman (son of Dustin Hoffman) as a mentally unstable dubstep savant who becomes obsessed with social worker Nikki Reed ("Twilight") and quickly unravels to menacing proportions. The psychological thriller is co-directed by Youssef Delara ("Filly Brown") and Victor Teran, and has its world premiere at SXSW on March 11. Watch a pulsing, enigmatic teaser below.

Thomas Dekker ("Kaboom") and Scott Bakula ("Quantum Leap") also star. The film is written by Victor Teran ("Bedrooms").  

This article is related to: Video, Video, SXSW, South By Southwest Film Conference and Festival (SXSW), Jake Hoffman


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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.