Rising star Nia Fairweather, TV/Stage Veteran Antoinette LaVecchia Topline Horror Film


Get a sneak peek at the upcoming psychological horror short film Paralysis. The movie trailer has just been released. Its cast features an exciting mix of rising stars and familiar faces from TV, stage and film eager to bring this unique story to the screen.


“We are so pleased to have found the perfect people to embody the roles in Paralysis,” writer/director R. Shanea Williams said. “This group of actors, led by the amazing Nia Fairweather, will help bring our diverse and scary story to vivid life.”


Fairweather takes the lead role of Jessica Sulloway, an emotionally fragile woman who is plagued by a sleep disorder. Fairweather has opened eyes across the industry through her work in the award-winning short film The Roe Effect..


Fairweather will be joined in the film by Antoinette LaVecchia, who has starred in her own Off-Broadway play, I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti, in addition to guest roles on Law & Order, The Sopranos and an appearance in the 2014 film Deliver Us From Evil.


“The way Jessica’s conscious battles her psychological struggles are surreal,” co-producer Mshon Pulliam said.


PARALYSIS – SHORT FILM TRAILER from R. Shanea Williams on Vimeo.