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Global release for anti-superhero thriller

22 June 2015 3:42 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

Writer-director Robert Mond.s debut feature The Subjects will be released worldwide on multiple platforms in October.

The thriller.s novel concept revolves around eight misfits who are paid handsomely to take part in a secret trial to test a new drug. Locked in a room for eight hours, each person discovers he or she suddenly has assumed superhuman powers.

So the tension mounts as each is forced to make a choice: to become a superhero or a supervillain.

Shot in Melbourne last July/August, the film was financed by David Redman.s Instinct Entertainment, a consortium of investors, the producer offset and the UK.s Head Gear, which cash-flowed the offset.

Instinct Distribution is releasing the film worldwide in October, with launches planned at Comic-Con in Sydney and New York and other Comic-Con events around the world.

Mond, who has written and directed numerous short films, produced with Redman, »

- Don Groves

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First trailer for The Subjects

22 June 2015 3:45 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Lioncat Studios and Instinct Entertainment have released the first trailer for the upcoming thriller The Subjects, which sees eight strangers locked in a room as part of a clinical trial on an unknown drug which will give them superpowers. Check it out below…

SunSkye, a global technology and pharmaceutical corporation, have created an all new revolutionary drug that they feel is now ready for human testing. They recruit a group of eight misfits for the trial offering a large sum of money. The conditions are simple. They are required to take the pill and be observed for eight hours, and they may not leave the room at any time. The test subjects are put in an old, abandoned recording studio for observation.

Personalities clash, and the authenticity of the test is in question due to the shady nature of the location and conditions. After initially thinking the pill was a placebo, »

- Gary Collinson

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