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Trailer and poster: Angela Bettis and David Arquette in “GHOSTS OF THE OZARKS”

Thursday, January 13, 2022 | News

By MICHAEL GINGOLD

A couple of genre faves take part in this historical horror film.

XYZ Films releases GHOSTS OF THE OZARKS in select theaters and on VOD and digital platforms February 3. Directed by Matt Glass and Jordan Wayne Long from a script by Long, Tara Perry and Sean Anthony Davis, it stars Thomas Hobson, Phil Morris, Perry, Tim Blake Nelson, Angela Bettis (MAY, THE WOMAN) and the SCREAM films’ David Arquette. The synopsis: “In post-Civil War Arkansas, a young doctor is mysteriously summoned to a remote town in the Ozarks only to discover that the utopian paradise is filled with secrets and surrounded by a menacing, supernatural presence.”

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.