Michael Harding (Penn Badgley) returns home from military school to find his mother, Susan Kerns Harding (Sela Ward). happily in love and living with her new boyfriend, David (Dylan Walsh). As the two men get to know each other, Michael becomes more and more suspicious of the man who is always there with a helpful hand. Is he really the man of her dreams or could David be hiding a dark side?
Paige plays Jackie Kerns, a realtor who hires the stepfather – David – to do some work for her, but begins to grow weary of him. Jackie is Susan’s sister and her character is in a relationship with Leah (Sherry Stringfield).
TRIVIA & FACTS
- Doing a horror movie was on Paige’s bucket list.
- “THE STEPFATHER” is a remake of the 1987 thriller film of the same name. The films are loosely based on the crimes of John List.
- Filming was completed on April 15, 2008.
The movie received two Teen Choice Awards nominations, one for Choice Movie: Horror/Thriller, and one for Choice Movie Actor: Horror/Thriller – Penn Badgley.