It has been revealed that Image Entertainment has acquired horror documentary The Houses October Built (2013). They will release the horror film on VOD and int movie theaters this October 2014. Bobby Roe directs The Houses October Built with a casts including Brandy Schaefer, Bobby Roe and Zack Andrews.
Synopsis: Every October, over 30 million people will visit Halloween Haunted Houses. This film sheds light on the dark world of haunting.
LOS ANGELES (August 15, 2014) - Image Entertainment, an RLJ Entertainment (NASDAQ: RLJE) brand, has acquired the North American rights to the haunted house thriller THE HOUSES OCTOBER BUILT. Produced by Steven Schneider (Insidious, Paranormal Activity) and Zack Andrews. The film is directed by Bobby Roe and stars Brandy Schaefer, Zack Andrews, Bobby Roe, Mikey Roe and Jeff Larson. The deal was announced today by Image Entertainment’s SVP of Acquisitions, Mark Ward.
"THE HOUSES OCTOBER BUILT is an instant Halloween classic," said Ward. "This is a film that audiences will seek out year after year - and will be just as terrified each time they watch it."
THE HOUSES OCTOBER BUILT takes you where no other Halloween film has gone before. Beneath the fake blood and cheap masks of countless haunted house attractions across the country, there are whispers of truly terrifying alternatives. Looking to find an authentic, blood-curdling good fright for Halloween, five friends set off on a road trip in an RV to track down these underground Haunts. Just when their search seems to reach a dead end, strange and disturbing things start happening and it becomes clear that the Haunt has come to them ...
"We found out that over 35 million people go to Halloween Haunts each year," said writer/director Bobby Roe. "But out of all the horror films out there, no one has touched on these places. It’s untapped. So we decided to tell a story centered around the holiday and set it in the world of Halloween Haunted Houses."
The deal was negotiated by Image Entertainment’s SVP of Acquisitions, Mark Ward, and WME Global and Preferred Content brokered the deal on behalf of the filmmakers.
Recent Image Entertainment releases include Devil’s Knot with Reese Witherspoon and Colin Firth and directed by Atom Egoyan, Rage with Nicolas Cage and Danny Glover, and the horror sequel Wolf Creek 2.
The Houses October Built (2014)
Synopsis: Five friends are stalked by a group of mysterious and disturbed individuals while on a road trip looking for the ultimate haunted house attraction.
Directors: Bobby Roe
Genres: Horror, Thriller
Writers: Zack Andrews, Jeff Larson, Bobby Roe, Jason Zada
Producers: Zack Andrews, Todd King, Steven Schneider, Matthew Stein, Steven Steiner
Musicians: Mark Binder
Editors: Jeff Hall, Cesar Martinez
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