Oscar® winners Adrien Brody (Best Actor, The Pianist, 2002) and Forest Whitaker (Best Actor, The Last King of Scotland, 2006; star in The Experiment, a mind-shattering psychological thriller from the creator of TV's Prison Break. Selected to participate in a two-week research project, a group of men agree to play inmates and guards in a simulation of life within a state prison. But as the 24 volunteers slip deeper into their roles, power corrupts, fears escalate and the experiment spins horribly out of control. Cam Gigandet (Twilight), Clifton Collins Jr. (Crank High Voltage) and Maggie Grace (TV's Lost) co-star in this intensely shocking film.
The Experiment was written for the screen, produced and directed by Paul Scheuring, based on the novel by Mario Giordano. Paul Scheuring, Tracee Stanley, John Michaels, Matty Beckerman and Al-Saadi Qadhafi serve as executive producers, with Marty Adelstein, Dawn Parouse, Scott Nemes, Bill Johnson, Maggie Monteith, and Jeanette Buerling producing.
The Experiment has a running time of 96 minutes and is rated R for strong violence, language, some sexual content and nudity.
The Experiment was released September 21st, 2010 and stars Fisher Stevens, Forest Whitaker, Clifton Collins Jr., Cam Gigandet, Adrien Brody, Maggie Grace, Ethan Cohn, Travis Fimmel. The film is directed by Paul Scheuring.