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Military/occult horror is “RIZEN” next month; trailer and poster

Thursday, December 7, 2017 | News

By MICHAEL GINGOLD

Bruce Payne of WARLOCK III and PASSENGER 57 and Adrian Edmondson from THE YOUNG ONES are among the cast of THE RIZEN, a supernatural shocker seeing release in January. Jump past the jump for the info, trailer and poster.

Uncork’d Entertainment brings THE RIZEN to VOD January 2. Matt Mitchell, whose previous films include GANGSTERS, GUNS AND ZOMBIES and IT NEVER SLEEPS, wrote and directed THE RIZEN (and who is currently working on a sequel). The cast also includes Laura Swift, Sally Phillips, Julian Rhind-Tutt and Tom Goodman-Hill; the synopsis: “The year is 1955. NATO and the Allied Forces have been conducting secret occult experiments in a bid to win the arms race. They have finally succeeded, but what they have unleashed could tear our world apart. Now one woman must lead the only other two survivors past faceless horrors that threaten to kill or capture them at every turn. They are the only ones left who can fight to close a door that should never have been opened.”

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.
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