AMC Networks siblings RLJE Films and Shudder have teamed up to acquire the North American rights to Meeting, the horror film written and directed by Simon Barrett, the You are next and The guest scribe who makes his directorial debut. A theatrical, on-demand and digital arc via RJLE Films is slated for May 21, with Shudder bowing on his platform later this year. Shudder also acquired the rights to the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.
Star of the picture is Suki Waterhouse, Madisen Beaty, Ella-Rae Smith, Inanna Sarkis, Seamus Patterson and Marina Stephenson-Kerr, which centers on Camille Meadows (Waterhouse), the new daughter of the prestigious Edelvine Academy for Girls. Shortly after his arrival, six girls invite him to join them for a late-night ritual, summoning the spirit of a dead former student who is said to haunt their hallways. But before morning, one of the girls died, leaving the others wondering what the hell they had woken up to.
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The photo is a Dark Castle Entertainment production in association with Addictive Pictures and was funded by Ingenious Media, Dark Castle and HanWay Films. Alex Mace, Matt Baker, John Schoenfelder, Russell Ackerman, Tomas “Dutch” Deckaj and Isaac Clements are producers. Executive producers are Daryl Katz, Chloe Katz, Hal Sadoff of Dark Castle, Peter Watson and Marie-Gabrielle Stewart of HanWay, Daniel Negret and Andrea Scarso.
IFC Films has acquired the North American rights to Werewolves inside, the Josh Ruben-led adaptation of the Ubisoft VR game. A theatrical release on June 25 is scheduled, with and on demand and a digital arc slated for July 2.
Sam Richardson, Milana Vayntrub, George Basil, Sarah Burns, Michael Chernus, Catherine Curtin, Wayne Duvall, Harvey Guillénm Rebecca Henderson, Cheyenne Jackson, Michaela Watkins and Glenn Fleshler star in the set photo. The parcel: After a proposed pipeline divides up the small town of Beaverfield and a snowstorm traps its residents inside the local inn, a ranger (Richardson) and a postal worker (Vayntrub) newly arrived must try to keep the peace and find out the truth behind them. a mysterious creature who began to terrorize the community.
Jason Altman, Margaret Boykin and Andrew Lieberman produced for Ubisoft Film & Television with Matt Miller, Natalie Metzger and Benjamin Wiessner for Vanishing Angle with Richardson.
Mister Smith Entertainment manages international rights and launches sales to the EFM in March.