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Screen Media Acquires Mena Suvari-Led Horror Film ‘The Accursed’ From ‘Willy’s Wonderland’ Helmer Kevin Lewis

EXCLUSIVEShow masks masks Media has received North American rights to the scare film The Accursed, from director Kevin Lewis (Willy’s Wonderland), which stars Mena Suvari (American Beauty), Sarah Grey (Vitality Rangers), Meg Foster (They Stay) and Alexis Knapp (Pitch Salubrious). The Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment firm has slated the title, which is currently in submit-manufacturing, for a theatrical day-and-date originate this topple.

The Accursed follows a younger lady who’s forced to approach encourage home following the loss of life of her mother. Consumed by guilt and wanting to flee the haunting visions playing out in her head, she takes a temporary caregiver space for a comatose, extinct lady residing alone within the woods. It does no longer resolve lengthy sooner than she realizes that no longer all is as it appears, and that the extinct lady harbors a demonic secret; an terrifying secret that the extinct lady’s daughter is intent on passing on.

Head Gear Films and TPC offered manufacturing financing, with the latter also offering brokerage and submit accounting companies and products. Marcus Englefield and George Lee produced for Blood Red Films alongside Ntropic Films, which also dealt with VFX and submit-manufacturing. Govt producers included Norman Harbert, Merritt Harbert, Scott Harbert, Jeremy Ross, Robyn Klein, Fred Hedman, Michael Ryan, Phil Hunt, Viviana Zarragoitia, David Gendron, Nate Robinson, Take Kennedy, Edward Kennedy and Oliver Yi.

GFM Movie Gross sales is handling worldwide sales for the title and shall be showing first pictures for global distributors all the contrivance by strategy of the 2022 digital European Movie Market, which is now underway.

“We’re delighted to be working with Show masks masks Media to elevate ‘The Accursed’ to US audiences,” said GFM Movie Gross sales’ director Hedman, who exec produced on behalf of Evolution Photos. “Here is classic scare storytelling at its perfect, dropped at existence by a world-class inventive workers led by Kevin Lewis.”

“Sizzling off the success of Willy’s Wonderland, Show masks masks Media is delighted to work with director Kevin Lewis on any other extremely normal scare film,” added Show masks masks Media in an announcement. “The Accursed is a haunting, twist-stuffed epic that we can’t wait to fragment with our audiences.”

Show masks masks Media also only within the near past received Phillip Noyce’s hitman thriller Speedily Charlie, starring Pierce Brosnan, and is decided to originate the Zac Efron starrer Gold in March. It claimed rights to crime thriller La Soga Salvation following its world premiere at the 2021 Toronto Movie Competition, picking up Casey Tebo’s Dusky Friday, starring Devon Sawa and Bruce Campbell, upon its Improbable Fest debut. Other most trendy releases from the firm consist of Brent Wilson’s documentary Brian Wilson: Long Promised Avenue; James Nunn’s One Shot, starring Scott Adkins and Ryan Phillippe; Lina Roessler’s Simplest Sellers, starring Aubrey Plaza and Michael Caine; and Scamper Palmer’s Naked Singularity, starring John Boyega and Olivia Cooke.

GFM Movie Gross sales’ 2022 EFM slate also entails the thriller Damaged from director Howard J Ford; the performed action-thriller No Mercy; and the forthcoming heist thriller Severance to be directed by Andy Morahan.

Seth Needle, EVP of World Acquisitions and Co-Productions at Show masks masks Media, negotiated the deal to net The Accursed with Hedman on behalf of the manufacturing.

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