Dominique Swain will star in Slaughter, the first film to be made from a Slamdance Film Festival Horror Screenplay Competition winner, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Victor Garcia attached to direct Nathan Brookes and Bobby Lee Darby's winning script.

Swain will play a young actress who travels to a remote desert location to shoot a film called Slaughter, only to discover she and her co-stars have been cast in a snuff film and must fight to survive.

Principal photography will begin this month in Los Angeles.