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“Throwback horror film” “DEAD WHISPER” gets distribution and a date

Friday, June 7, 2024 | News



A couple of genre veterans are part of the ensemble in this summer release.

Vertical has announced its acquisition of North American and UK/Ireland rights to DEAD WHISPER, and will bring it to select theaters July 5. The movie will then be available on Apple TV, Prime Video and other VOD platforms beginning July 9. The feature directorial debut of Conor Soucy, from a script he wrote with Colin Charlesdale, it was shot in Provincetown, Boston and Easton, MA and stars Samuel Dunning, Broadway veteran Rob Evan (LES MISÉRABLES, JEKYLL & HYDE), Tana Sirois and Samantha Hill. The synopsis: “DEAD WHISPER follows Elliot Campbell [Dunning], a Cape Cod lawyer drawn to a mysterious island, where he faces the temptation of reuniting with his dead daughter at the peril of his soul.”

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).