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Fantasia premiere “HOUSE OF DARKNESS” gets release dates, a trailer and poster

Thursday, July 28, 2022 | Fantasia International Film Festival, News


Filmmaker Neil LaBute immerses us in the seductive side of horror in his latest movie.

Saban Films has announced that it will bring HOUSE OF DARKNESS, which had its international premiere at the Fantasia International Film Festival, to select theaters September 9, followed by VOD and digital platforms September 13. Written and directed by LaBute (In the Company of Men, The Wicker Man), it stars Justin Long, Kate Bosworth, Gia Crovatin and Lucy Walters. The synopsis: “Driving home to her secluded estate after meeting at a local bar, a player [Long] out to score thinks his beautiful, mysterious date [Bosworth] will be another casual hook-up. While getting acquainted, their flirtation turns playful, sexy and sinister. Hoping to get lucky, his luck may have just run out.”

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).