Vertical Entertainment has acquired the supernatural horror The Hollow Child out of Cannes, ScreenDaily reports. The deal is for the U.S. and was made by UK genre outfit Devilworks.
In the film, highly intelligent and malicious creatures are enticing children into the woods with an ancient hypnotic song. Samantha, a young foster teen, must fight to expose the danger and save her younger sister.
It was directed by Jeremy Lutter (Reset) and stars Jessica McLeod (Everfall) and Hannah Cheramy (Colossal). Ben Rollo wrote the script and Robin Chan executive produced the film.
Vertical is scheduling a day and date release for later this month.