Drafthouse Partners With Cinedigm For ‘Cheap Thrills’

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Cinedigm announced today that it has partnered with Drafthouse Films, the distribution arm of Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas, to release a slate of critically-acclaimed films across all home entertainment channels.

Platforms will include DVD/Blu-ray, broadcast television, subscription VOD, cable VOD, and digital platforms. Drafthouse Films is a curated brand of provocative, visionary and artfully unusual films new and old from around the world.

Going forward, Drafthouse plans to release 10-12 films in theaters in 2014.

The partnership between Cinedigm and Drafthouse will begin in January 2014 with the pre-theatrical VOD release of E.L. Katz’s SXSW award-winner Cheap Thrills, starring Ethan Embry, Pat Healy, and Sara Paxton, followed by a theatrical release in February.

The film “Tells the story of a new father facing eviction who is reunited with a high school friend when a wealthy couple challenges them to the ultimate game of dare, testing the limits of physical pain and morality in exchange for cash.

 
  • coldblood

    Fuck – I have to wait until 2014 to see Cheap Thrills. I want that shit now!!!

  • JoeR

    Darn. I was hoping against hope that it would be coming before Halloween. Would have made the lead-up to Halloween even better as we already have the likes of Plus One, Fright Night 2, I Spit on Your Grave 2, Haunter, Plush, Nothing Left to Fear, and Curse of Chucky to look forward to.