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'The Canal' Trailer Delivers Supernatural Scares for Rupert Evans

11 August 2014 3:05 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The Orchard has just released the first trailer for The Canal, four months after the studio acquired this upcoming thriller. Rupert Evans stars as David, a film archivist who learns that his home was the site of a terrifying murder at the turn of the century. As David's family life starts to crumble, he begins to suspect sinister, supernatural forces are tearing his world apart.

You can also check out the poster for writer-director Ivan Kavanagh's haunted house thrill ride, co-starring Antonia Campbell-Hughes, Steve Oram, Hannah Hoekstra and Calum Heath, which arrives in select theaters and on VOD formats October 10.

Sitting in an empty theater, a film archivist watches the grainy footage that will be his undoing. David and his wife are perfectly happy - or so he believes. When he finds out the home he shares with his wife and son was the scene of a ghastly turn-of-the-century murder, »

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The Orchard Picks Up Horror Thriller 'The Canal' with Rupert Evans

25 April 2014 5:04 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The Orchard, a pioneering independent music, film and video distribution company and top-ranked McN, has acquired all U.S. and Canadian rights to writer/director Ivan Kavanagh's psychological horror feature, The Canal. The film, which premiered globally at this week's 2014 Tribeca Film Festival, will be released through The Orchard's horror film brand, Shock Till You Drop. It stars Rupert Evans and Antonia Campbell-Hughes, with Hannah Hoekstra, Kelly Byrne and Steve Oram.

Here's what Park Films producer AnneMarie Naughton had to say about the distribution deal in a statement.

"We're excited to release the film through an innovative film distributor like The Orchard who is focused on digital releasing with a theatrical campaign, creative online marketing and sales transparency. Their passion and strong commitment to securing the film was clear from the outset and we look forward to working with them on it; their partnership with Shock Till You Drop »

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