Watch the trailer for Hungarian slasher The Basement

Ahead of its release next month, a trailer has arrived online the upcoming Hungarian supernatural slasher The Basement. Directed by László Illés, the film stars Caroline Boulton, Richard Rifkin, Takács Zalán, and Marina Gera; check it out below after the official synopsis…

After a huge house party, a group of international students looking for a thrill decide to investigate an abandoned basement. Officially, the basement has been abandoned for decades. However, they soon discover that the basement is anything but empty. What starts off as an exploratory séance ends in bloody mayhem when a malicious entity is summoned. Supernatural freaks, mystery, blood, and death await them at every turn. As they try to escape at all costs, the situation becomes more and more dire.

The Basement is set for release on September 5th.
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Horror Highlights: The Basement, Show Pieces on Shudder, Ghosts Of Shepherdstown, ScareLA 2017, The Ball Indiegogo Campaign

What horrors lurk within The Basement? You'll find out soon enough, as Breaking Glass Pictures acquired North American rights and set a September home media release date for the Hungarian horror film. Also in today's Horror Highlights are details on Show Pieces now being on Shudder, info on Ghosts of Shepherdstown Season 2, a ScareLA 2017 announcement, and the Indiegogo campaign for the short film The Ball.

The Basement: Press Release: "Philadelphia, Pa, June 14, 2017--Breaking Glass Pictures has acquired North American rights to the Hungarian occultist horror feature The Basement. Breaking Glass acquired North American rights to the film in June in a deal negotiated between Breaking Glass CEO Rich Wolff and Galen Christy of High Octane Pictures. The film will be released on DVD/VOD on September 5, 2017.

Chosen as one of the “21 Horror Movies That Will Make You Scream in 2017” (Boom Howdy), The Basement stars Caroline Boulton (Hercules, ‘Dr. Who’), Richard Rifkin (The Martian,
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Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Infinitely Polar Bear

Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired all North American, German, UK, Scandinavian, Eastern European and Russian rights to Maya Forbes' directorial debut Infinitely Polar Bear . Also written by Forbes, the film stars Mark Ruffalo and Zoe Saldana and premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival to great acclaim. Infinitely Polar Bear is produced by Paper Street Films and Park Pictures Features, in association with Bad Robot and Kgb Media. Wally Wolodarsky, Benji Kohn, Bingo Gubelmann, Sam Bisbee and Galt Niederhoffer produced the film with Executive Producers J.J. Abrams, Bryan Burk, Austin Stark, Ruth Mutch, Noah Millman, Mark Ruffalo, Jackie Kelman Bisbee, Danny Rifkin, Tom Valerio and Richard Rifkin. Set in the late '70s, an eccentric mess of a...
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