12.7 ITN Distribution 'SLASHER.COM' Starring Jewel Shepard:

ITN Distribution has picked up Chip Gubera's upcoming horror thriller 'SLASHER.COM'.. The film Stars: Scream Queen Icon Jewel Shepard, R.A. Mihailoff, Adam Boster, Rob Steinbruegge, Sarah Kaplan, Morgan Carter, Rebecca Crowley, Conrad Gubera, Delious and Ben Kaplan..

Plot: At a time where online dating could prove fatal, Jack and Kristy decide they're ready to meet in person. Aiming for an adventurous first date, they plan a weekend getaway to the woodlands of rural Missouri. While discovering each other, they soon learn of the terrorizing horrors that the forest has in store...

Written By: Chip Gubera and Chelsea Andes - Directed By: Chip Gubera.. ITN Distribution will release SLASHER.COM sometime next year..

12.7 Poster For Julia Ducournau's 'RAW':

The official one-sheet for Julia Ducournau's psychological thriller 'RAW' has worked it's way online.. The film Stars: Garance Marillier, Ella Rumpf, Laurent Lucas, Joana Preiss, Bouli Lanners, Marion Vernoux, Thomas Mustin, Marouane Iddoub, Jean-Louis Sbille and Rabah Nait Oufella..

Plot: Everyone in Justine’s family is a vet. And a vegetarian. At sixteen she’s a brilliant student starting out at veterinary school where she experiences a decadent, merciless and dangerously seductive world. Desperate to fit in, she strays from her family principles and eats RAW meat for the first time. Justine will soon face the terrible and unexpected consequences as her true self begins to emerge...

Written and Directed By: Julia Ducournau.. Focus Features will release RAW in to theaters (limited) March 10th, 2017..

12.7 New Release Date For 'ANNABELLE 2':

Warner Bros has pushed the upcoming sequel to 'ANNABELLE' out of it's May 19th, 2017 release date.. The film will now land in theaters August 18th, 2017..

The flick Stars: Stephanie Sigman, Alicia Vela-Bailey, Anthony LaPaglia, Talitha Bateman, Lotta Losten, Lulu Wilson and Miranda Otto..

Plotline: A dollmaker and his wife who, 20 years after the death of their little girl, welcome a nun and several orphan girls into their home. Unfortunately, the new guests soon become the targets of the dollmaker’s possessed creation, Annabelle...

Written By: Gary Dauberman and Directed By: David F. Sandberg.. ANNABELLE 2' is being produced by: James Wan and Peter Safran.. Back in 2014 ANNABELLE pulled in $255,273,813 million (Worldwide) on a $6.5 million dollar budget, in spite of being universally hated by critics... So you can't really blame the studio for wanting a sequel..

12.7 VOD Release Date And Trailer For 'ORIGIN':

On December 13th the Swedish sci-fi thriller 'ORIGIN' will land on VOD.. The film Stars: Rikard Björk, Emelia Hansson, Sandra Redlaff, Rafael Pettersson..

Written and Directed By: Andreas Climent and André Hedetoft..

Plot: Ambitious science student Julia and programmer Rebecca are trying to make cells age slower through their research in biohacking. They are on the verge of a breakthrough when they discover Julia's boyfriend, Erik, has been diagnosed with a terminal illness. As he gets worse and worse, they see no other option than to break moral boundaries. In secret they build a lab in their apartment and start experimenting – with Erik as a human guinea pig.

At first they seem to have found a cure, but they soon discover that his cells show signs of unexpected side effects. They have managed to enhance the body’s properties. But what at first seems like something fun and exciting turns out to be far more dangerous than they ever had imagined...

12.7 Red Band Teaser Trailer For 'SECRET SANTA':

The official Red Band trailer for Mike McMurran's Christmas horror flick 'Secret Santa' has made it's way online.. The film Stars: Annette Wozniak, Geoff Almond, Brent Baird, Nicole Kawalez, Tony Nash, Matthew Chisholm, Mat Chism, Astrida Auza, John Nicol, Alexandra Simpson and Keegan Chambers..

Plot: The holidays are a time for backstabbing and silent, annihilating judgment, but for the Pope family, the time-honored tradition of passive aggressive snark is always masked with a smile. But not this year. April Pope, the family’s golden child, is clean and sober and working her twelve steps. She has a new life and an amazing boyfriend and she’s ready to make amends with her sister, Penny for a horrible prank she pulled on her when they were in high school. April figures her mother Shari’s Christmas Eve party, complete with Secret Santa game, will be the perfect moment for forgiveness. Her gift and act of confession will help heal the tensions of all her loved ones.

But there’s someone else with different idea...

The Pope’s run one of the country’s largest pharmaceutical companies, and someone’s going to give them a taste of their own medicine. Literally. And with a military grade truth serum spiking the holiday punch, anyone who has a cup will lose their mask of civility. And before they know it, saying what they wanted to say turns into doing what they want to do; and the holiday table soon runs red. It’s a Christmas massacre as those who haven’t drank the punch try to control the ones who have. This year, the truth doesn’t hurt, it kills!

Who will make it out alive? And what the hell is that drug? Spend this holiday with a family that slays together. It’s going to be a bloody good Christmas!

Written and Directed By: Mike McMurran.. Secret Santa' will land on DVD and Digital HD December 13th, via Wild Eye Releasing.. Bonus features will include an audio commentary with McMurran and a behind-the-scenes documentary..


12.5 New Clips For Nicolas Pesce's 'The Eyes Of My Mother':

A couple of new clips for Nicolas Pesce's upcoming horror drama "The Eyes Of My Mother", have made their way online.. The film Stars: Diana Agostini, Olivia Bond, Joey Curtis-Green, Flora Diaz, Kika Magalhaes, Paul Nazak, Clara Wong and Will Brill..

Plot: In their secluded farmhouse, a mother, formerly a surgeon in Portugal, teaches her daughter, Francisca, to understand anatomy and be unfazed by death. One afternoon, a mysterious visitor shatters the idyll of Francisca’s family life, deeply traumatizing the young girl, but also awakening unique curiosities. Though she clings to her increasingly reticent father, Francisca’s loneliness and scarred nature converge years later when her longing to connect with the world around her takes on a dark form.

Shot in crisp black and white, the haunting visual compositions evoke its protagonist’s isolation and illuminate her deeply unbalanced worldview. Genre-inflected, but so strikingly unique as to defy categorization, writer/director Nicolas Pesce’s feature debut allows only an elliptical presence in Francisca’s world, guiding our imaginations to follow her into peculiar, secret places...

Written and Directed By: Nicolas Pesce - You can check out 'The Eyes Of My Mother' now in theaters (limited) and VOD..

12.5 First Look At Aleksandra Svetlichnaya's 'Breakfast':

Today we take a look at the non-sequel (sequel) to 2015's very awesome short 'DINNER'.. Title 'BREAKFAST' The film Stars: Rebecca Buckley, Joshua Kachnycz, Cyrus Samson, Ricardo Segarra, Geremy Webne-Behrman, William 'The Captain' Fink and Aleksandra Svetlichnaya..

Plot: When two friends set out on a quest for an exclusive edition of their favorite comic book one morning, they find something unexpected. Which sets off a series of events that no one could have predicted. And they haven't even had breakfast!

Written By: Aleksandra Svetlichnaya, Rebecca Buckley and Ricardo Segarra - Directed By: Aleksandra Svetlichnaya..

Our review of DINNER

12.5 New Retro Trailer For Jackson Stewart's 'Beyond The Gates':

Another new trailer for Jackson Stewart's horror comedy 'Beyond The Gates', has made it's way online... The film stars: Sara Malakul Lane, Brea Grant, Chase Williamson, Justin Welborn, Matt Mercer, Caryn Richman, Jesse Merlin and Barbara Crampton..

Plot: Two estranged brothers reunite at their missing father's video store to liquidate the property and sell off his assets. As they dig through the store, they find a VCR board game dubbed 'Beyond The Gates' that holds a connection to their father's disappearance and deadly consequences for anyone who plays it...

Written by: Jackson Stewart and Stephen Scarlata - Directed by: Jackson Stewart... Beyond The Gates' will land in theatres (limited) and on VOD beginning this December 9th..

12.5 Trailer And Poster For 'Cute Little Buggers':

A new trailer and poster for the upcoming horror comedy "Cute Little Buggers", has worked it's way online.. The film Stars: Caroline Munro, Dani Thompson, Gary Martin, Kumud Pant, Sara Dee, Kristofer Dayne, Mark Johnston, Lesley Scoble and Angela Holmes..

Plot: From the Director of 'DEADTIME' and 'Crying Wolf' comes Cute Little Buggers! Will you let them take our women? It's Gremlins meets Hot Fuzz set in the English countryside. When hostile aliens crash land on local farmland the villagers at the summer ball get suspicious when young women start going missing. The villagers soon band together around our hero Melchoir to fend off the invaders and bring back peace to the sleepy English countryside! B-movie laughs in this creature feature from Director Tony Jopia...

Written By: Tony Jopia, Kristofer Dayne, Andy Davie and Garry Charles - Directed By: Tony Jopia.. Release Date TBA..

12.5 Release Date For 'STAKE LAND II':

On February 7, 2017 Dan Berk and Robert Olsen's upcoming sequel 'STAKE LAND II' will land on HD Digital platforms. The film will laos be released on Blu-Ray and DVD Valentine's Day February 14 2017, via Dark Sky Films...

Cast: Connor Paolo, Nick Damici, A.C. Peterson, Steven Williams, Bonnie Dennison, Kristina Hughes, Zane Clifford, Jaime Bird, Nicole Garies, Blaine Hart, Kathryn Bracht, Alex Arsenault, Dylan Sthamann, Tim Lynchuk and Laura Abramsen..

Plot: Set several years after the events in Stake Land, in which mankind must struggle to survive in the wake of a vampire apocalypse. When his home in New Eden is destroyed by a revitalized Brotherhood and its new Vamp leader, Martin finds himself alone in the badlands of America with only the distant memory of his mentor, the legendary vampire hunter Mister, to guide him. Roaming the wilderness of a steadily decaying country, Martin searches for the one man who can help him exact revenge.

Once reunited, Mister and Martin prepare to confront the ravenous Brotherhood and its monstrous overlord. But it'll take more than the two of them to battle this terrifying new threat, and with the future of humanity hanging in the balance, the stakes are higher than ever before...

Written By: Nick Damici - Directed By: Dan Berk and Robert Olsen.. Produced By: Glass Eye Pix production in association with Berserker Entertainment and Last Pictures..