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Date revealed for acclaimed “HONEYDEW”; details on “PHOBIAS”

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 | News


The festival favorite and the new anthology chiller will see release in the coming months.

Dark Star Pictures and Bloody Disgusting have set writer/director Devereux Milburn’s HONEYDEW (pictured) for a March 12 release in select theaters, followed by a VOD and digital debut April 13. Sawyer Spielberg, Malin Barr and Barbara Kingsley star; the synopsis:HONEYDEW tells the story of a young couple [Spielberg and Barr] who are forced to seek shelter in the home of an aging farmer [Kingsley] and her peculiar son, when they suddenly begin having strange cravings and hallucinations taking them down a rabbit hole of the bizarre.” To find out more about what to expect from HONEYDEW, see our review here.

Meanwhile, the horror omnibus PHOBIAS will arrive in theaters and VOD/digital platforms this spring, with the specific date to be announced. The segments were directed by Jess Varley, Joe Sill (STRAY), Maritte Go, Camilla Belle (star of 2006’s WHEN A STRANGER CALLS) and Chris von Hoffman (MONSTER PARTY); they also scripted, along with Broderick Engelhard. The cast includes Leonardo Nam, Hana Mae Lee, Steve Park and singer Macy Gray; the synopsis: “Five dangerous patients, suffering from extreme phobias at a government testing facility, are put to the ultimate test under the supervision of a crazed doctor and his quest to weaponize fear.” Look for more on PHOBIAS soon.

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).