Holiday-In-Hell Horror, ‘Torment,’ Acquired By Vertical

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Vertical Entertainment has taken U.S. rights to the Filmax Intl.-sold Torment, a holiday-in-hell horror movie from producers Borga Dorter and Jordan Barker at Canada’s Gearshift, reports Variety.

Torment stars Robin Dunne (Sanctuary), Katharine Isabelle (American Mary,” “Ginger Snaps) and Peter DaCunha (Haunter) as the “members of an ill-fated family that falls prey to a cult of sadistic madmen at their isolated country house.

Barker (“Duress”) also directs.

Vertical will release “Torment” in U.S. cinemas early this summer. It world premiered at L.A.’s Screamfest in October.