Character: Lindsey Goodwin
Format: Television Film
Director: Stuart Gillard
Writers: Daniel Berendsen (teleplay), Tom Holland (story)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Nationality: US
Release date: 22 October 2006 (USA)
Other cast: Mika Boorem, Morgan Fairchild, Amber Wallace, Jennifer Tilly
Production credits: Iddo Lampton Enochs Jr.



When Sarah, a girl with magic powers, and her normal twin sister Lindsey are invited to join both Alpha Nu Gamma and Pi Epsilon Delta, they discover that the two sororities aren't just rivals, they're bitter enemies. Suddenly, Sarah and Lindsey are initiated into an ancient battle between good and evil that threatens to drive the sisters apart and force one of them to make the ultimate sacrifice. Can Sarah learn to master her magic in time to defeat the resident evil on campus? Who can she trust and who will commit an unforgivable act of betrayal? The magic starts flying and anything can happen. When these supernatural forces collide, they'll give new meaning to hell week.



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  • This entertaining 2006 film is based on an earlier version, of the same name from 1978, made for TV. But there are many plot alterations making it unique.
  • Morgan Fairchild, who plays Trina Goodwin (an alumni of the sorority Alpha Nu Gamma) in this film, also played one of the head sorority sisters of Alpha Nu Gamma, Jennifer Lawrence, in the original version.
  • The movie premiered on ABC Family during the cable network's eighth annual 13 NIGHTS OF HALLOWEEN tent pole programming event, featuring Halloween themed programming airing the 13 nights leading up to Halloween (October 19-31).
  • Summer Glau and Mika Boorem also played together in 'Sleepover' (2004)

    Commercial for 13 Nights of Halloween on the TV channel ABC Family from 2006.


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