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“THE BETA TEST” trailer takes you to the dark side of Hollywood

Thursday, October 14, 2021 | News


We debuted the poster yesterday, and now there’s a preview of the psychosexual thriller to watch.

The latest film from Jim Cummings, writer/director/star of THE WOLF OF SNOW HOLLOW, THE BETA TEST will arrive in select theaters and on VOD/digital platforms November 5 from IFC Films. Cummings and PJ McCabe co-wrote and co-directed the movie, and the two also star along with Virginia Newcomb, Kevin Changaris, Olivia Grace Applegate and Jessie Barr. The synopsis: “A married Hollywood agent [Cummings] receives a mysterious letter for an anonymous sexual encounter and becomes ensnared in a sinister world of lying, murder and infidelity.”


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).