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First news, exclusive poster: Halloween horror movie “ISLEEN PINES”

Tuesday, August 9, 2022 | Exclusives, News


It’s the latest project from the independent film outfit behind SHADOWMARSH and HACKED.

3 Keys Media gave RM the first look at the concept poster for ISLEEN PINES, which will launch an Indiegogo campaign next month. The filmmakers–Alexys Paonessa, Matthew Festle and Matt Leal–are currently casting the project, and promise plenty of practical creatures and body horror. The synopsis: “ISLEEN PINES follows a group of friends celebrating their traditional Halloween festivities in their hometown. From a strange neighbor, the biggest costume party of the year, and mysterious sinister creatures…something is different this year. Halloween will never be the same…”

Michael Gingold
Michael Gingold (RUE MORGUE's Head Writer) has been covering the world of horror cinema for over three decades, and spent 28 years as a writer and editor for FANGORIA magazine and its website. In addition to RUE MORGUE, he currently writes for BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH, SCREAM,, TIME OUT, DELIRIUM and others. His book THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO MONSTER MOVIES (FAB Press) is out this fall, and he has contributed liner notes and featurettes to a number of Blu-ray and DVD releases. Among his screenplay credits are SHADOW: DEAD RIOT and LEECHES!, and he is currently working on THE DOLL with director Dante Tomaselli.