Screen Media Films has acquired the North American rights Temple out of Cannes, Bloody Disgusting has learned.
Directed by Michael Barrett, and starring Logan Huffman, Brandon Tyler Sklenar, and Natalia Warner, Temple follows three Americans on a trip to Japan are fascinated by a haunted temple, and, despite warnings from the villagers, decide to spend a night there.
Bloody can announce that Temple will be released in theaters and VOD day-and-date on September 1, 2017.
Red Sea Media is handling worldwide sales for the film at the current Cannes market. The deal was negotiated Seth Needle, SVP Worldwide Acquisitions at Screen Media Films, and the filmmakers.
“Temple is a great current homage to J-Horror classics, while remaining unique and scary as hell,” said Needle.
Producers include The Ring‘s Neal Edelstein, with Mike Macari, Eric Bassett and Shinya Egawa.