8 Films To Die For Announces the 4th & 5th Films in its Lineup!!

The news keeps coming for the upcoming After Dark, 8 Films to Die For festival!! We already know that the first three films in the festival are RE-KILL, MURDER IN THE DARK, and THE WICKED WITHIN. The fourth film, LUMBERJACK MAN, and the fifth film, SUSPENSION, has just been announced. LUMBERJACK MAN is directed by Josh Bear, is written by Ed Kuehnel and Matt Entin (based off the story by Bear and Bill Muehl), and stars Michael MadsenHector BecerraJasmin Carina, Alex Dobrenko, Ciara Flynn, and Chase Joliet. In the film, a demon logger rises up to wreck havoc on a group of unsuspecting partiers in the woods. Check out the press release:

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

LUMBERJACK MAN SLASHES HIS WAY INTO ‘8 FILMS TO DIE FOR’

There’s More than Wood Stripping At This Camp

Los Angeles, CA (August 11, 2015) – The next film in Courtney Solomon’s After Dark Films ‘8 Films to Die For’ is serving up a killer plot.  Lumberjack Man will chop his way into the 4th spot of the lineup, in theaters October 16, 2015.

Directed by Josh Bear, produced by Bill Muehl, with story by Josh Bear and Bill Muehl, and screenplay by Ed Kuehnel and Matt Entin, Lumberjack Man will add comedic relief to the newly revived, terrifying collection.

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“This film has all the right toppings to make up a perfectly frightful feast,” says Stephanie Caleb, EVP, Creative Affairs & Acquisitions, “There’s gore, there’s suspense, there’s spring breakers at church camp, and bloody good pancakes for breakfast.”

The film stars Michael Madsen (Reservoir Dogs, Kill Bill: Vol. 1), Alex Dobrenko (Bloody Homecoming), Ciara Flynn (Replica 114), Chase Joliet (Zombex), and Adam Sessler (X-Play).  The deal was negotiated on behalf of After Dark Films by Ian Brereton.

“I am very excited to be working with After Dark Films on the release of Lumberjack Man here in the US, and that horror fans will be able to experience the creation of a new icon in this fantastic genre,” says Josh Bear, director of the film and co-founder of Madisonian Films.

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Official Synopsis:

As the staff of Good Friends Church Camp prepares for a spring break filled with “Fun Under the Son”, a demon logger rises from his sap boiler to wreak his vengeance and feast on flapjacks soaked in the blood of his victims.

‘8 Films to Die For’ will be released in theaters on October 16, 2015, with Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment handling all ancillary forms of media, including Digital HD™, DVD and VOD.

Here’s the trailer for LUMBERJACK MAN:

SUSPENSION is directed by Jeffery Scott Lando, written by Kevin Mosley, and stars Ellen MacNevin, Sage BrocklebankTaylor Russel, Johannah Newmarch, Duncan Ollerenshaw, and Chilton Crane. SUSPENSION is about an escaped psycho killer after a group of high school girls. Check out the press release:

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THE SUSPENSE IS OVER AS THE FIFTH FILM TO DIE FOR IS ANNOUNCED 

Suspension Takes the 5th Slot in the ‘8 Films to Die For’ Horror Festival

Los Angeles, CA (August 13, 2015) – The 5th spot in Courtney Solomon’s ‘8 Films to Die For’ by After Dark Films has been taken.  Suspension, directed by Jeffery Scott Lando (Decoys 2: Alien Seduction), will be the next film in the famed horror festival, in theaters throughout the U.S. October 16, 2015.

This visually stunning film is a follow up to Jeffrey Lando and Kevin Mosley’s Savage Island.

“Lock your doors,” says Franchesca Lantz, Director of Creative Affairs & Acquisitions at After Dark Films, “the creepy creativity and wicked imagination oozing from this film will get you.”

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Suspension was written by Kevin Mosley (Puppet Killer) and produced by Jeffery Scott Lando.  Sage Brocklebank (Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore) produced and starred in the film.  

“We worked harder to engineer Suspension than anything I’ve ever worked on before,” says director/producer Jeffery Lando, “It’s a real love letter to horror films. The real horror films, the ones that keep us suspended between terror and ecstasy throughout and reveal aspects of ourselves that we’d rather ignore. I’m thrilled to be getting to share our movie with real genre fans.”

Also starring is Ellen MacNevin (Supernatural), Steve Richmond (iZombie), Rustin Gresiuk (Flicka: Country Pride), Taylor Russell (Falling Skies), and two-time Ampia Best Actor award winner Duncan Ollerenshaw (Hell on Wheels).  

“I couldn’t be happier with ‘Suspension’ being part of the After Dark ‘8 Films to Die For’ Festival. It’s truly an honor,” says screenwriter Kevin Mosley, “Jeffery and myself had been wanting to make Suspension for years; a project that began as a traditional slasher film but evolved into something much more complex. I can’t wait for the horror fans to see it and I am thrilled that After Dark will be bringing it to them.”

Ian Brereton negotiated the deal on behalf of After Dark Films.  Sam Eigen and Lauren Basch of Shoreline Entertainment negotiated the deal on behalf of the production.

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Official Synopsis: 

Emily is a high-school student with a penchant for drawing gruesome pictures in her sketchbook. There’s a reason for her obsession with horrific images: Her father Tom once went on a murder spree and is now residing in a mental hospital. On a night she’s home alone babysitting her mute little brother, Tom escapes and targets Emily and her friends during a bloody killing rampage.

“All of us at Shoreline are proud of Jeffery Lando’s film and the fantastic early reviews,” says Morris Ruskin, CEO and Founder of Shoreline Entertainment. “We strongly believe that After Dark has the marketing vision to successfully release this exceptionally scary, yet clever film in North America.”

‘8 Films to Die For’ will be released in theaters on October 16, 2015, with Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment handling all ancillary forms of media, including Digital HD™, DVD and VOD.

Check out the trailer for SUSPENSION:

Stay Bloody!!!

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