21 September 2017 8:52 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

A group of tight-knit college classmates are haunted by a vengeful spirit through social media on their computers and phones in the new horror film Friend Request. To celebrate the film's release this Friday from Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures, a new prank video has been released in which unsuspecting participants in a virtual reality demo discover scares that are all too real when they get a scary surprise by actors wearing macabre makeup inspired by the new movie.

Watch the new prank video for Friend Request below, and stay tuned to Daily Dead for more updates on Friend Request this week. In the meantime, just be careful who you add to your social media network...

Directed by Simon Verhoeven, Friend Request stars Alycia Debnam-Carey, William Moseley, Connor Paolo, Brit Morgan, Brooke Markham, Sean Marquette, Liesl Ahlers, and Shashawnee Hall.

Synopsis: "Popular college student Laura (Alycia Debnam-Carey) has tons of friends, »

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