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Learn “THE SECRET OF SINCHANEE” as the occult chiller sets release date; trailer & poster

Thursday, September 16, 2021 | News

By MICHAEL GINGOLD

Following a successful festival run, the film sees wider exposure next month.

Vertical Entertainment has announced an October 8 release for THE SECRET OF SINCHANEE in select theaters and on all major digital and cable platforms, including Apple TV, Amazon Prime Video, Vudu, Comcast, Spectrum, Cox and more. It was written and directed by Steven Grayhm and produced by Grayhm and Green Beret/former NFL player Nate Boyer; the two also star along with Tamara Austin, Laila Lockhart Kraner, Jacob Schick and Rudy Reyes. The synopsis: “An industrial tow truck driver suffering from insomnia returns to his childhood home after the untimely death of his father, to discover that a paranormal presence has been living in the house and haunting the sacred land it was built on.”

“This is a deeply personal film that tackles incredibly challenging themes of xenophobia, childhood trauma, and mental health issues, testing the confines of the horror/thriller genre,” Grayhm says. Adds executive producer Joe Newcomb (DALLAS BUYERS CLUB), “Steven is one of the most exciting emerging filmmakers: both as an original storyteller and a producing partner committed to diversity and veteran empowerment. SINCHANEE is shockingly beautiful and absolutely terrifying!”

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.