Anchor Bay announced that Rob Schmidt’s The Alphabet Killer will be opening in a pair of theaters this November (Rochester, NY 11.07.08, LA & NYC 11.14.08). You can check out the trailer over at BDTV with the poster beyond the break. In the film a ten year old girl is found brutally murdered outside the small blue-collar city of Rochester, New York, and obsessed police detective Megan Paige (Eliza Dushku) suffers a mental breakdown while trying to solve the crime. But when the child-killings resume two years later, Megan’s return to the investigation also brings back her own horrific hallucinations. Even if she can prove a ‘double initial’ connection to the slayings, will she hang onto her sanity long enough to catch a psychopath?Tom Malloy, writer/producer/co-star of the upcoming thriller THE ALPHABET KILLER, will conduct a Q&A at a special pre-release screening on Thursday, November 6th at 7:20pm at the Pittsford Plaza Cinemas 9 in Rochester, NY in advance of the film’s regular theatrical engagement starting Friday, November 7th. Tom, a Los Angeles-based filmmaker, will be flying in especially for this event.
In addition, the exclusive Los Angeles theatrical engagement for THE ALPHABET KILLER will be at the Laemmle’s Monica 4-plex Theaters in Santa Monica starting Friday, November 14th. An exclusive New York theatrical engagement will be announced shortly.
Directed by Rob Schmidt (Wrong Turn, “Masters of Horror: Right To Die”) and featuring an all-star cast including Eliza Dushku (Bring It On, Wrong Turn), Cary Elwes (The Princess Bride, Saw), and Oscar®-winner Timothy Hutton (Ordinary People, Sunshine State), THE ALPHABET KILLER is a gripping psychological thriller loosely based on the serial murders that shocked the citizens of Rochester, New York in the early 1970s.