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Take a trip to terror with new trailer for SXSW shocker “THE RANGER”

Monday, March 12, 2018 | News


Glass Eye Pix’s forest stalkathon THE RANGER premieres tonight as a Midnighters feature at SXSW, and a cool new teaser trailer has been unleashed for the movie. Check it out past the jump!

Glass Eye producer Jenn Wexler (MOST BEAUTIFUL ISLAND, DARLING, etc.) makes her directorial debut on THE RANGER, which has its debut SXSW screening tonight at Austin, TX’s Alamo Drafthouse Ritz at 11:55 p.m.; see the movie’s festival page here. Wexler scripted the film with Giaco Furino, and it stars Chloe Levine (THE TRANSFIGURATION), Granit Lahu, Jeremy Pope, Bubba Weiler, Amanda Grace Benitez, Jeremy Holm and Glass Eye topper Larry Fessenden, with makeup effects by Brian Spears. The synopsis: “When Chelsea [Levine] and her friends get in trouble with the cops, they flee the city and go on the run. Fueled by a hallucinogenic drug called Echo, they hope to lay low—and get high—in an old family hideout in the woods. But Chelsea’s got reservations about going back to nature and secrets she’s not sharing with her friends. When a shot rings out, her past comes crashing back, and the punks find themselves pitted against the local authority—an unhinged park ranger with an axe to grind.”

See our previous coverage of THE RANGER here and here.

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.