"When a jilted contestant turns the tables on the judges of a television singing competition and takes them hostage, just how far will they go in the name of entertainment?" press notes ask. "American Monkey is a modern-day allegory about searching for life, scrambling towards fame and the overpowering need to be loved."
Producers are Kaupo Karelson, Jonathan C. Herzog (executive producer), Sharon Carr (producing consultant) and Jessica Barnhill (production associate). Casting is by Stephanie Klapper, CSA.
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