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The indie horror title Ascent to Hell has been completed. Recently, the film was at Cannes, France. Here, Ascent to Hell was shown before sales agent Apl Films. As well, the film was shown to distributors, for a future release. This title looks at a real life tragedy, the New York Triangle Factory Fire, in which hundreds of workers were killed or injured, while working in a rundown sweatshop. The film, from director Dena Hysell, stars Azura Skye (One Missed Call), Bill Sage (We Are What We Are), John Randall Hennigan (aka WWE’s Johnny Nitro) and Cayleb Long. The film's first ominous graphic is hosted here. The story begins with Kate (Skye). She is set to close a lucrative real estate deal, with a wealthy investment manager (Sage). However, the plans are put to the side as the duo experience strange going-ons, in an old building. Now, they must »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Michael Allen)
Apl Film have announced they have acquired the international sales rights to Rumpus Room Productions and Elpis Film’s thriller/horror, Ascent to Hell. Sales are currently underway at Cannes Film Market, and we have your first look at the international sales key art/poster.
Kate (Skye), an ambitious commercial real estate agent has her sights set on a big contract, with a wealthy investment manager (Sage). The deal is lucrative, but it is suddenly on the rocks as Kate and Mr. Browning, and the rest of the people involved in the deal must survive a mysterious supernatural trap. In order to escape with their lives, Kate must find the clues to the building’s past.
Inspired by the New York Triangle Factory Fire, which left hundreds of female workers dead, Ascent to Hell is a classic ghost story about this former sweatshop and the ghosts that are trying to escape. »
- Phil Wheat
Inspired by the New York Triangle Factory fire, which left hundreds of female workers dead, Ascent to Hell is described as a classic ghost story about this former sweatshop and the ghosts that are trying to escape.
Apl Film acquired the international sales rights to Rumpus Room Productions' and Elpis Film’s horror film at Cannes. The deal was concluded by Andrew van den Houten of 79th & Broadway on behalf of the producers, with Warren Nimchuk negotiating for Apl Film. Sales are currently underway at Cannes Film Market.
The Weinstein Company and Dimension Films announced today that they have moved up their upcoming horror film, "Amityville Horror: The Awakening," from April 1st, 2016 to January 6th, 2017. The film is directed by Franck Khalfoun and stars Bella Thorne, Jennifer Jason Leigh, and Cameron Monaghan.
Inside sources say The Weinstein Company executives and producer Jason Blum have made the decision after horror films have a good track record opening in the beginning of the year. Notable horror films that have had successful openings in January include "One Missed Call", "The Unborn", "Daybreakers", "The Devil Inside", "Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3D", "Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones", "Woman In Black 2: Angel Of Death", and this year's "The Forest."
Source: Deadline »
- J.B. Casas
4 items from 2016
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