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“THE RANGER” is coming to terrorize theaters

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 | News


He’s stalking out of the woods and into select cities in the coming months: Jenn Wexler’s punk slasher film THE RANGER now has its first commercial theatrical dates.

Have played numerous festivals this year, THE RANGER will open August 17 at New York City’s IFC Center, with director Wexler, producer Heather Buckley and other guests in attendance. The movie then opens in LA September 7, followed by playdates in other cities. Wexler scripted with Giaco Furino, and the cast is headed by Chloe Levine (THE TRANSFIGURATION), Jeremy Holm, Granit Lahu, Jeremy Hope, Bubba Weiler and Amanda Grace Benitez. The synopsis: “After a run-in with the cops at a punk show goes sideways, Chelsea [Levine] and her pals flee the city in search of a place to lay low. Running to the security of Chelsea’s old, abandoned family cabin in the woods, they fall under the watchful eye of an overzealous park ranger [Holm] who holds a secret from Chelsea’s past.” See a teaser trailer and clip below, our RANGER review here and a set-visit report here.

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).