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Bullies get theirs in the trailer for “ABIGAIL”; poster and release news

Friday, November 17, 2023 | News


And that’s not the end of the story in the movie coming next month.

Dark Star Pictures releases ABIGAIL to VOD platforms and DVD December 5. Directed by Melissa Vitello from a script by Gunnar Garrett Jr., it stars Ava Cantrell (LIGHTS OUT), Tren Reed-Brown, Hermione Lynch, Gene Farber and Karimah Westbrook. The synopsis: “In 1976 Alabama, Abigail [Cantrell] and her mom move to a new town for a fresh start. A precocious teen, Abigail befriends the lonely boy next door and soon stands up to his bullies. As she takes him under her wing, the secrets of her past begin to surface. Though they take on the world together, he discovers she may have a more disturbing side.”


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).