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Barbara Crampton experiences a “DEAD NIGHT”; trailer, poster and release info

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 | News


Horror fave Barbara Crampton stars in the terror-in-the-woods opus DEAD NIGHT, which sees release next month. Read on for the details, trailer and poster.

DEAD NIGHT, which Crampton discussed with us (plus exclusive photos) here under its original title APPLECART, comes to select theaters (see list below) and VOD July 27 from Dark Sky Films. Bradford Baruh directed from a script by Irving Walker, and the cast also includes Brea Grant (pictured above), Crampton’s YOU’RE NEXT co-star AJ Bowen, Sophie Dalah, Elise Luthman, Joshua Hoffman and Daniel Roebuck. The synopsis: “James [Bowen] and his wife Casey [Grant] load up their two teenage kids and head out to a remote cabin in Oregon for a weekend trip. When James heads into the snowy forest in search of firewood, he encounters an enigmatic woman passed out in the snow. Bringing her back to the cabin for help, the family has no way of knowing that the woman’s presence is the catalyst for a series of events that will change their lives forever.”

The movie is currently set to open at the following theaters:

  • Cinema Village, New York  
  • Alamo Drafthouse, Houston, TX 
  • Alamo Drafthouse, Winchester, VA 
  • Gateway Film Center, Columbus, OH  
  • Clinton St. Theatre, Portland, OR  

Michael Gingold
Michael Gingold (RUE MORGUE's Head Writer) has been covering the world of horror cinema for over three decades, and in addition to his work for RUE MORGUE, he has been a longtime writer and editor for FANGORIA magazine and its website. He has also written for BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH, SCREAM,, TIME OUT, DELIRIUM, MOVIEMAKER and others. He is the author of the AD NAUSEAM books (1984 Publishing) and THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO MONSTER MOVIES (FAB Press), and he has contributed documentaries, featurettes and liner notes to numerous Blu-rays, including the award-winning feature-length doc TWISTED TALE: THE UNMAKING OF "SPOOKIES" (Vinegar Syndrome).