‘Choose Or Die’ Trailer: Asa Butterfield Takes On A Cursed ’80s Video Game

Nostalgia and horror play very well over at Netflix, where Stranger Things, Fear Street, and others give subscribers all they can handle.  Well now you can add another in the ’80s-style slasher, Choose or Die, that stars a familiar face to the streamer’s fans; Sex Education star Asa Butterfield.

Butterfield stars alongside Iola Evans in the story of a broke college student who unleashes a deadly curse while playing a lost ’80s survival horror game. The choices being made are now a matter of life or death.

The film stars Iola Evans alongside Butterfield, joined by Freddy Kruger himself Robert Englund to get that real ’80s horror vibe. Eddie Marsan, Kate Fleetwood, Ryan Gage, Angela Griffin, and Joe Bolland co-star, with Toby Meakins directing.

Choose or Die hits Netflix on April 15th.

After firing up a lost 80s survival horror game, a young coder unleashes a hidden curse that tears reality apart, forcing her to make terrifying decisions and face deadly consequences.


Travis Hopson has been reviewing movies before he even knew there was such a thing. Having grown up on a combination of bad '80s movies, pro wrestling, comic books, and hip-hop, Travis is uniquely positioned to geek out on just about everything under the sun. A vampire who walks during the day and refuses to sleep, Travis is the co-creator and lead writer for Punch Drunk Critics. He is also a contributor to Good Morning Washington, WBAL Morning News, and WETA Around Town. In the five minutes a day he's not working, Travis is also a voice actor, podcaster, and Twitch gamer. Travis is a voting member of the Critics Choice Association (CCA), Washington DC Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA), and Late Night programmer for the Lakefront Film Festival.