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Join the star of “THE STYLIST” on “THE DARKNESS OF THE ROAD”; trailer & poster

Thursday, November 18, 2021 | News

By MICHAEL GINGOLD

It’s a desert trip intended to drive you crazy with fear.

Uncork’d Entertainment will release THE DARKNESS OF THE ROAD on digital platforms and DVD December 14. Written and directed by Eduardo Rodriguez (CURANDERO, FRIGHT NIGHT 2), it stars Najarra Townsend of THE STYLIST, DEMENTIA: PART II and CONTRACTED, Leah Lauren, Gwyneth Glover and Johnny Whitworth. The synopsis: “A single mother [Townsend] and her young daughter [Glover] are driving on a desolate road in a moonless desert. After meeting a young female hitchhiker [Lauren] at a gas station, the mother realizes her daughter is missing. As they search for her, a merciless force begins to torment the two women, unraveling a world of terror they must survive if they are to discover the terrifying truth behind the daughter’s disappearance.”

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, IndieWire.com, 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.