Roadside Attractions has announced a November 2 release for Barry Levinson’s eco-horror The Bay, which will World Premiere in the September Toronto International Film Festival’s Midnight Madness section. The film, which was announced among 9 other films, is said to be a brutal and harrowing film about a deadly parasite that chronicles the descent of a small Maryland town into absolute terror. The found footage horror was originally to be released via Lionsgate.
Starring Will Rogers, Steven Kunken, Kether Donohue, Frank Deal, Christopher Denham and Kristin Connelly, “On the 4th of July in 2011, an unprecedented biological disaster is unleashed from the waters of the Chesapeake Bay. An isopod parasite, carrying untreatable, mutated diseases, jumps from fish to human host and replaces them with itself. Seven years later, the true horror and scope of the event, captured mainly on home videos by the town’s now long-dead victims, is revealed to the public for the first time…“