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Try to escape from our exclusive “RISING WOLF” clip

Thursday, August 5, 2021 | Exclusives, News

By MICHAEL GINGOLD

The sci-fi survival thriller arrives in theaters and on VOD platforms tomorrow, August 6.

Samuel Goldwyn Films is releasing RISING WOLF, directed by Antaine Furlong and scripted by Furlong and Kieron Holland. Known as ASCENDANT in its native Australia and New Zealand, the movie stars Charlotte Best, Jonny Pasvolsky, Alex Menglet, Susan Prior, Lily Stewart, Justin Cotta, Tahlia Sturzaker and Karelina Clarke. The synopsis: “A young woman [Best] wakes, trapped, kidnapped in an elevator of a super high-rise building at the mercy of her tormentors. This stylistic thriller, set in Shanghai, explores a young woman’s instinct to survive in a situation out of her control. Trapped, without any form of escape, and cocooned in the belly of the beast, Aria is forced to adapt her thinking, her beliefs and her endurance. This is the first of the journeys that assault her mind and her senses, pinning her down in anguish, only to emerge connected to abilities that define who she truly is.”

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.