Step right up for a “raw, surreal and memorable,” (Variety) Killer Holiday is arriving on DVD (plus Digital UltraViolet), Digital Download, Video on Demand and Pay-Per-View November 5 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. The killer thriller will be available for Digital Download two weeks earlier on October 22.
When a group of eight friends embark on a road trip that takes them way off the beaten path, they come across an abandoned amusement park, but the fun is soon over when they make an unsettling discovery. Michael Copon (The Scorpion King: Rise of a Warrior) stars in the “darkly violent” (The Hollywood Reporter) carnival-themed psychological thriller, alongside Rachel Lara (The Wayshower) and Alex Mandel (TV’s “Howie Do It”). Experience the kills and thrills of Killer Holiday, including a behind-the-scenes featurette and a gag reel, for the suggested retail price of $26.98.
“Psychotic killer Melvin “Spider” Holiday stalks eight unsuspecting teenage victims along old Route 66, driving them further and further from civilization. Anxiety starts to build as each stop along the way proves stranger then the last until the group is lured to an abandoned amusement park with a horrifying past. Soon they discover that the park comes complete with broken down carnival rides, the smell of death and a killer ready to give them one ticket to hell.” READ MORE
Screen Daily reports that Steven Paul has wrapped production on Dracula: The Dark Prince, one of 10 features he has committed to producing in the next 12 months through his group of companies SP Entertainment Group, Crystal Edge and Crystal Sky (who had originally been behind Castlevania). The vampire project shot in Romania and stars Luke Roberts, Kelly Wenham and Jon Voight as Van Helsing. Pearry Teo (Dead Inside, Necromentia) directs from a screenplay he co-wrote with Nicole Jones. “It’s a film that will appeal to the legion of Twilight fans around the world,” said Paul, making my stomach churn. “Our Dracula is a young, good-looking hero who is betrayed by those closest to him and exacts his revenge on a grand scale.”
Empress Road Pictures has unveiled a slate of horror titles, building on last year’s success with Elevator. Screen Daily reports that the LA-based firm is selling worldwide rights here to Dose of Reality, starring Fairuza Balk. “2AM, closing time: A cocky bar manager with a shady past and a young handsome bartender discover a beautiful woman bloodied and unconscious in the bathroom of a late night lounge. When she awakens, Tony, Matt and the mysterious Rose are plunged into a stirring evening of dangerous role playing in an ever-escalating game of cat and mouse that forces them to face the dark shadows of themselves. As we begin to piece together the elaborate puzzle, nothing is what it seems. However, one thing is for certain: this Rose is full of thorns.” Trailer inside, more at the official website.
They’ve also revealed JMR Luna’s found footage horror Stripped (pictured), “Five friends head to Vegas for a 21st birthday in hopes of finding adventure, debauchery and memories that will last them a lifetime.” Trailer inside, more at the official website.
It also has worldwide rights, excluding North America, to voyeurism thriller Gut and road trip horror Killer Holiday. READ MORE