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New Poster, Stills from Jessabelle Make Bathing Scary

16 hours ago | ShockYa | See recent ShockYa news »

Just when you thought November was safe. Forget the pumpkin pie and turkey; it’s still time for a fresh new helping of horror. “Jessabelle,” a new horror film from the producer of “Paranormal Activity” and “Insidious” will make audiences feel like the witching hour of October never left. “Jessabelle,” directed by Kevin Greutert, stars Sarah Snook, Mark Webber, David Andrews, Joelle Carter, Ana de la Reguera, Larisa Oleynik, Chris Ellis, Fran Bennett and Amber Stevens. The film follows a young woman who has survived a harrowing car accident, only to find that her horrors are just beginning. “From the mastermind producer of Paranormal Activity and Insidious comes the ghostly tale  [ Read More ]

The post New Poster, Stills from Jessabelle Make Bathing Scary appeared first on Shockya.com. »

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The Bottom Shelf: Frightfest, Faults and Killer Klowns

15 September 2014 12:53 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Indie horror Faults and Venezuelan chiller The House At The End Of Time are two of the films in this month's Bottom Shelf...

Summer holidays, barbecues on the beach and weekends decimated by relentless weddings: this is August for some. For other, more discerning types, it is about Frightfest, otherwise known as the chance to spend those rare sunny days ensconced in a darkened room for a horror movie marathon. This year’s Leicester Square event featured the usual mix of gonzo gore, copycat-killings and premiere screenings of future favourites; we managed to catch a few highlights.

The latest film from writer and director Riley Stearns (Mary Elizabeth Winstead’s husband, fact fans), Faults, received a European premiere last month. Massively enjoyable from start to finish, Stearns’ black comedy mostly eschews the genre necessity of scattergun bloody slayings in favour of an intelligent script focusing on the gaping voids left in desperate characters’ lives. »

- ryanlambie

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Indie Spotlight

31 August 2014 12:22 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

We’re back with another edition of the Indie Spotlight, highlighting the recent independent horror news sent our way. Today’s feature includes release details for Out of the Dark, Travelogue of Horror, and The Hunted, a trailer for The Scribbler and The Pyramid, a look at The Walker Stalkers’s music video Talk Dead to Me, advanced screening details for L.A. Slasher, and much more:

Out of the Dark Release Details and Photos: “Vertical Entertainment and Participant Media today announced that Vertical has acquired U.S. rights to Participant’s supernatural thriller Out of the Dark, and slated the film for an early 2015 theatrical release.

Starring Julia Stiles, Scott Speedman, and Stephen Rea, Out of the Dark is a ghost story set in South America, where a young family’s new life turns from promising to terrifying when they are forced to confront ancient legends, ghosts, and a haunting family secret. »

- Tamika Jones

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Film4 FrightFest 2014 Review – Faults (2014)

27 August 2014 4:09 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Faults, 2014

Written and directed by Riley Stearns

Starring Leland Orser, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jon Gries, Lance Reddick, Beth Grant, Chris Ellis

Synopsis:

Claire is under the grip of a mysterious new cult called Faults. Desperate to be reunited with their daughter, Claire’s parents recruit one of the world’s foremost experts on mind control, Ansel Roth.

Mary Elizabeth Winstead gives one of the best performances of her career in this tight and gripping drama about a young girl taken in by a cult and the down-on-his-luck “expert” who is trying to get her back home to her parents. It’s never flashy, it’s never over dramatic and it’s always powerful, Faults is a brilliant movie.

Set mostly within one motel room, Faults can feel pretty claustrophobic at times but it also gives you brief reprieves when Ansel (Leland Orser) heads outside to go take care of other business. »

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Mary Elizabeth Winstead Thriller ‘Faults’ Picked Up by Screen Media Films

26 August 2014 2:19 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Screen Media Films has acquired U.S. rights to writer-director Riley Stearns’ indie thriller “Faults,” which stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Leland Orser, Beth Grant, Chris Ellis, Jon Gries and Lance Reddick, the company announced Tuesday. “Faults,” which serves as Stearns's directorial debut, made its world premiere earlier this year at SXSW. Screen Media will give the film a nationwide theatrical release on March 6, 2015 that will be accompanied by a day-and-date VOD platform release. Also read: Mary Elizabeth Winstead's Debut Album Is Finally Coming Out In June In “Faults,” Claire (Winstead) is under the grip of a mysterious cult called Faults. »

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Screen Media Has its Faults

26 August 2014 2:07 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Variety just checked in with some distribution news for the dramatic thriller Faults, starring Leland Orser (The Guest, Taken) and Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Final Destination 3, The Thing). Screen Media Films plans to distribute the film on March 6th with a nationwide theatrical release accompanied by a day-and-date VOD platform release.

Joining Orser and Winstead is an accomplished cast including Beth Grant, Chris Ellis, Lance Reddick, and John Gries. Riley Stearns wrote and directed the project, which was produced by Snoot’s Keith Calder and Jessica Wu.

Synopsis:

Claire (Winstead) is under the grip of a mysterious new cult called Faults. Desperate to be reunited with their daughter, Claire’s parents hire Ansel Roth (Orser), one of the world’s foremost authorities on cults and mind control, to kidnap and deprogram her.

Check out some early art below, and look for more on this one soon!

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Mary Elizabeth Winstead Thriller ‘Faults’ Goes To Screen Media

26 August 2014 1:25 PM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Screen Media Films has set a March 6, 2015 U.S. release date for Faults, an indie thriller starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead that premiered earlier this year at SXSW. Winstead stars as Claire, a cult member whose parents hire a deprogrammer (Leland Orser) to kidnap and rehabilitate her, sparking a battle of wits between the two. Writer-director Riley Stearns makes his feature debut with Faults, which was produced by Snoot Entertainment’s Keith Calder and Jessica Calder along with Winstead. Brian Joe is exec producer and Chris Harding and Roxanne Benjamin are co-producers.

Beth Grant, Chris Ellis, Jon Gries and Lance Reddick also star in the film, which will open nationwide theatrically along with a day-and-date VOD platform release. Screen Media’s Seth Needle made the deal after catching the film at SXSW. “Everyone at Screen Media has expressed such passion for the film, and it’s a pleasure to work with »

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Screen Media finds Faults

26 August 2014 11:11 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Snoot Entertainment’s thriller premiered at SXSW and stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Leland Orser.

Screen Media has set a day-and-date nationwide theatrical and digital launch for March 6, 2015.

Riley Stearns wrote the screenplay and makes his feature directorial debut on the story of a battle of wits that develops between a cult member and the deprogrammer hired by her parents to restore her former life.

Beth Grant, Chris Ellis, Jon Gries and Lance Reddick round out the key cast.

Snoot Entertainment’s Keith Calder and Jessica Calder produced Faults with Winstead.  Brian Joe served as executive producer.

Screen Media president Suzanne Blech and director of acquisitions and marketing Seth Needle negotiated the deal with Wme Global on behalf of the filmmakers. 

Screen Media also acquired a second film from producer Keith Calder and now has all rights to The Key Man starring Jack Davenport, Hugo Weaving, Judy Greer, and Brian Cox.

Screen will distribute »

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Mary Elizabeth Winstead’s ‘Faults’ Gets U.S. Distribution

26 August 2014 10:38 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Screen Media Films has acquired U.S. rights to thriller “Faults,” starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Leland Orser.

Faults,” which premiered at South by Southwest, also stars Beth Grant, Chris Ellis, Jon Gries and Lance Reddick. Riley Stearns directed from his own script in his directorial debut.

Snoot Entertainment’s Keith and Jessica Calder produced along with Winstead. The film was executive produced by Brian Joe and co-produced by Chris Harding and Roxanne Benjamin.

Screen Media plans to distribute the film on March 6 with a nationwide theatrical release accompanied by a day-and-date VOD platform release.

Winstead portrays a cult member whose family recruits a deprogramming specialist played by Orser.

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- Dave McNary

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Three New Haunting Stills from Kevin Greuterts Jessabelle

22 August 2014 | Horror Asylum | See recent Horror Asylum news »

Arrow in the Head have managed to score a trio of new exclusive stills from Kevin Greutert's ('Saw 3D') upcoming thriller 'Jessabelle'. The latest Blumhouse production stars Sarah Snook ('Sleeping Beauty') and Mark Webber ('Scott Pilgrim vs. the World') as a couple of friends with Snook playing the title role who finds herself up against a long-tormented spirit. Greutert helms from a script penned by 'Hell Baby' and 'Reno 911's Robert Ben Garant. 'Jessabelle' also stars David Andrews, Joelle Carter, Ana de la Reguera, Larisa Oleynik, Chris Ellis, Fran Bennett and Amber Stevens. Check out the images below. »

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First Poster For Lionsgate’s Jessabelle Is Here

21 August 2014 12:17 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

With a new release date of November 7, Lionsgate has released the first poster for the upcoming movie Jessabelle.

Talk about a pain in the neck!

From the mastermind producer of Paranormal Activity, The Purge and Insidious (Blumhouse Productions) comes the ghostly tale of Jessabelle.

Returning to her childhood home in Louisiana to recuperate from a horrific car accident, Jessabelle comes face to face with a long-tormented spirit that has been seeking her return — and has no intention of letting her escape.

Directed by Kevin Greutert, the cast includes Sarah Snook, Mark Webber, David Andrews, Joelle Carter, Ana de la Reguera, Larisa Oleynik, Chris Ellis, Fran Bennett, and Amber Stevens.

Facebook: http://facebook.com/jessabellemovie 

Twitter: http://twitter.com/lionsgatehorror 

#Jessabelle

The film has received a PG-13 rating for sequences of horror violence and terror.

The post First Poster For Lionsgate’s Jessabelle Is Here appeared first on We Are Movie Geeks. »

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First Poster for Jessabelle

20 August 2014 1:39 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Jessabelle just wants to heal, but she’ll get hell for her efforts. Wheelchair-bound as she recuperates from a car accident that killed her boyfriend, Jessabelle returns home to be near her father, but ends up getting too close to a malevolent spirit. The first poster for Jessabelle shows a throat-tightening connection between the film’s heroine and her haunter.

From Blumhouse Productions and Lionsgate, Jessabelle hits theaters and VOD platforms on November 7th. We have a look at the first official poster below (thanks to Yahoo! Movies for the image!):

“From the mastermind producer of Paranormal Activity and Insidious comes the ghostly tale of Jessabelle. Returning to her childhood home in Louisiana to recuperate from a horrific car accident, Jessabelle (Sarah Snook of Sleeping Beauty) comes face to face with a long-tormented spirit that has been seeking her return — and has no intention of letting her escape.”

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Twisted New Poster for Jessabelle

19 August 2014 3:29 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Finally an official one-sheet is here for Jessabelle, the new film from Saw VI and Saw 3D director Kevin Greutert. Given this director's twisted past, we have to say this one is pretty damned fitting. Check it out!

Originally set for release in January of this year, the paranormal flick was recently pushed back to August and just today has been pushed back again. It's now set to hit both theaters and VOD outlets on November 7th so mark your calendars!

The flick stars Sarah Snook, Mark Webber, David Andrews, Joelle Carter, Ana de la Reguera, Larisa Oleynik, Chris Ellis, Fran Bennett, and Amber Stevens.

The film is being brought to us by the folks behind Paranormal Activity, Insidious, Sinister, and Dark Skies - Jason Blum, Paul Young, and Peter Principato, who are producing for Blumhouse Productions and Principato-Young Entertainment.

For more info visit Jessabelle on Facebook, and follow Jessabelle on Twitter. »

- Steve Barton

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Fantasia 2014: ‘Faults’ works on your confidence

25 July 2014 10:15 AM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Faults

Written and directed by Riley Stearns

USA, 2014

The essence of a confidence game is as follows: the con artist describes a terrific bargain in which the mark is offered a chance in which to invest. Due to the mark’s own greed, he hands over whatever personal assets he must to the confidence man, expecting a greater return that he never receives. Though, as Joe Mantegna’s hustler points in House of Games, it is called a confidence game because they are giving their confidence to you. Not the other way around. This is why, throughout history, people have been known to lose articles of clothing and even their houses.

Riley Stearns’s Faults, an understated dramatic-comedy, raises the stakes and the number of games being played at once. Everything is a con and a fickle negotiation. As nebbish, squirrelly Dr. Ansel Roth (Leland Orser) gives hotel room lectures »

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Jessabelle Receives New Release Date

19 July 2014 9:39 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Jessabelle just wants to heal, but she’ll get hell for her efforts. Wheelchair-bound as she recuperates from a car accident that killed her boyfriend, Jessabelle returns home to be near her father, but ends up getting too close to a malevolent spirit that haunts the house. Originally slated for a late summer release, the premiere of Jessabelle has been pushed back slightly by Blumhouse Productions to a different season.

Jessabelle will now hit theaters and on-demand services on November 7th. For those unfamiliar with the film, we have the synopsis, cast list, and trailer:

“From the mastermind producer of Paranormal Activity and Insidious comes the ghostly tale of Jessabelle. Returning to her childhood home in Louisiana to recuperate from a horrific car accident, Jessabelle (Sarah Snook of Sleeping Beauty) comes face to face with a long-tormented spirit that has been seeking her return — and has no intention of letting her escape. »

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Jessabelle Pushed Back to November; VOD Release on Same Date as Theatrical

18 July 2014 11:13 AM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Following up previous efforts like Saw VI and Saw 3D, Kevin Greutert returns this year with the Blumhouse-produced Jessabelle, which has been the victim of much release date drama.

Originally set for release in January of this year, the paranormal flick was recently pushed back to August and just today has been pushed back again. It's now set to hit both theaters and VOD outlets on November 7th so mark your calendars!

The flick stars Sarah Snook, Mark Webber, David Andrews, Joelle Carter, Ana de la Reguera, Larisa Oleynik, Chris Ellis, Fran Bennett, and Amber Stevens.

The film is being brought to us by the folks behind Paranormal Activity, Insidious, Sinister and Dark Skies - Jason Blum, Paul Young, and Peter Principato, who are producing for Blumhouse Productions and Principato-Young Entertainment.

For more info visit Jessabelle on Facebook, and follow Jessabelle on Twitter.

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From the mastermind producer of Paranormal Activity »

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Jessabelle Gets Pushed Back & Altered Release Strategy

17 July 2014 11:20 PM, PDT | shocktillyoudrop.com | See recent shocktillyoudrop news »

Lionsgate is making some changes to Jessabelle's release plan. Instead of an August 29th wide release, the supernatural thriller is being pushed back to November 7th. At that time, it will enter select theaters and VOD. Directed by Kevin Greutert, the film stars Sarah Snook, Mark Webber, David Andrews, Joelle Carter, Ana de la Reguera, Larisa Oleynik, Chris Ellis, Fran Bennett and Amber Stevens.

The post Jessabelle Gets Pushed Back & Altered Release Strategy appeared first on Shock Till You Drop. »

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First Trailer for 'Jessabelle', a New Horror Arriving in November

17 July 2014 5:45 PM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

I must say, after October last year went pretty much horror free (Insidious: Chapter 2 came out mid-September), 2014 has its fair share of horror including The Conjuring prequel Annabelle, board game horror Ouija, Harry Potter horror Horns, CG Dracula horror in Dracula Untold and now Kevin Greutert's (Saw 3D, Saw VI) Jessabelle. Just today Lionsgate moved Jessabelle from a late August release to November 7. The film follows the title character (Sarah Snook), a young woman returning to her childhood home in Louisiana to recuperate from a horrific car accident when she comes face to face with a long-tormented spirit that has been seeking her return -- and has no intention of letting her escape. Mark Webber, David Andrews, Joelle Carter, Ana de la Reguera, Larisa Oleynik, Chris Ellis, Fran Bennett and Amber Stevens co-star. Check out the trailer below. sb id="961779" height="360" width="640" »

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Film4 FrightFest's Amazing 2014 Line-up Announced! New Images Revealed!

27 June 2014 9:52 AM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

The line-up for this year's Film4 FrightFest in London has just been announced – and boy, is it a doozy! Sporting a record-breaking 38 UK/European premieres and 11 world premieres, this August is going to be an exciting time in the genre calendar.

Check it all out right here, including lots of new images!

This year Film4 FrightFest will be moving from its previous home at Leicester Square's Empire Cinema to the nearby Vue Cinema (also on Leicester Square), prompting an ingenious reshuffle of the screening arrangements.

All main screen films will be presented at different times across three different screens, with two extra screens reserved for single-slot screenings of the various films hitting this year's Discovery Screens.

Here's the full list of goodies:

Main Screens (5, 6, 7)

Thursday Aug 21

Opening Night Film - The Guest (UK Premiere)

Director: Adam Wingard. Cast: Dan Stevens, Maika Monroe, Brendan Meyer, Sheila Kelley, Leland Orser. USA 2014. 99 mins. »

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Frightfest 2014 – Full Line-up Announced

27 June 2014 6:45 AM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Film4 FrightFest 2014, returning for its 15th year, unveils its biggest line-up ever. From Thurs 21 August to Monday 25 August, the UK’s leading event for genre fans will be at the Vue West End, Leicester Square, to present sixty-four films plus twenty shorts across five screens. There are sixteen countries representing five continents with a record-breaking thirty-eight UK or European premieres and eleven world premieres.

Are you ready for a monstrous and memorable mayhem of killer claws, cannibalism, cult classics, murderous musicals, chiller thrillers, graphic novel action and sick celluloid masterpieces? Then prepare yourself for the biggest, strongest and most eclectic must-see programme in Film4 FrightFest’s history.

From the opening night turbo-driven thrill-ride The Guest to the UK premiere of the closing night mesmeric sci-fi fantasy The Signal, FrightFest has netted the latest works from genre big-hitters such as Eli Roth (The Green Inferno), Alan Moore and Mitch Jenkins (Show »

- Phil Wheat

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