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Joe Lynch’s “RE-ANIMATOR” reunion “SUITABLE FLESH” will see U.S. and UK release for Halloween

Thursday, August 24, 2023 | Uncategorized


Actress Barbara Crampton and scripter Dennis Paoli return to H.P. Lovecraft territory with this erotic shocker.

Bloody Disgusting reports that SUITABLE FLESH, directed by Joe Lynch (MAYHEM, EVERLY) from a Paoli screenplay based on Lovecraft’s “The Thing on the Doorstep,” will hit theaters and VOD October 27. RLJE Films and Shudder, which will give the film its exclusive streaming debut next January, are handling the U.S. release. It has also been reported that Vertigo Releasing and Shudder will bring FLESH to UK cinemas and TVOD on the 27th; the movie is opening London’s FrightFest tonight. The cast also includes Heather Graham (pictured above), Judah Lewis, Bruce Davison and Johnathon Schaech; the synopsis: “After murdering her young patient, a once-esteemed psychiatrist [Graham] helplessly watches her life spiral into a nightmarish maelstrom of supernatural hysteria and gruesome deaths, all linked to a seemingly unstoppable ancient curse.”

SUITABLE FLESH premiered earlier this year at the Tribeca Film Festival; you can read our review here, and see an early poster and trailer below.

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).