New serial killer thriller movie The Calling (2014) will release on DVD this September 23, 2014 thanks to Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Director Jason Stone has a great cast including Susan Sarandon, Gil Bellows, Ellen Burstyn and Donald Sutherland. I saw the trailer and was really impressed with what I saw and really want to see this movie.
From the Press Release:
Academy Award(R) winner Susan Sarandon (Best Actress, Dead Man Walking, 1996) leads an all-star cast in the thrilling murder mystery film THE CALLING, which will be available on DVD September 23 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.
This spine-tingling tale chronicles a small town detective (Sarandon) on the hunt for a terrifying serial killer with a higher calling. Co-stars in THE CALLING include Academy Award(R) winner Ellen Burstyn (Best Actress, Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore, 1975), Topher Grace (Spider-Man 3), Donald Sutherland (The Hunger Games franchise), Gil Bellows (House at the End of the Street), and Christopher Heyerdahl (The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Parts 1 & 2). This uniquely entertaining murder mystery is based on the popular novel The Calling by Inger Ash Wolfe, which was voted one of the "Best Mystery Books of 2000" by Publisher’s Weekly.
Thriller fans can go deeper inside the dark mystery of the film with the chilling bonus featurette, "Divine Intention: Making The Calling," giving a unique look at the making of this highly original new serial killer murder mystery.
Synopsis: Detective Inspector Hazel Micallef (Susan Sarandon) leads a quiet life with her mother (Ellen Burstyn), her painkillers, and an occasional drink. But when she checks on an ill neighbor, she stumbles upon a gruesome murder that shatters her peaceful existence. With the help of a fellow detective (Gil Bellows) and a transfer cop (Topher Grace), she unearths a series of similar killings across the country. When a local priest (Donald Sutherland) suggests a link to an ancient ritual, Hazel focuses her search on a religious madman with a deadly higher calling. Based on the novel by Inger Ash Wolfe, it’s a journey to the shadowy landscape between faith and fear.
"Divine Intention: Making The Calling" featurette
The Calling (2014)
Synopsis: Detective Hazel Micallef hasn't had much to worry about in the sleepy town of Fort Dundas until a string of gruesome murders in the surrounding countryside brings her face to face with a serial killer driven by a higher calling.
Directors: Jason Stone
MPAA Rating: R
Writers: Scott Abramovitch, Inger Ash Wolfe
Producers: Scott Abramovitch, Jonathan Bronfman, Lonny Dubrofsky, Suzanne Lyons, Randy Manis, Ted Miller, Nicholas Tabarrok, Ricky Tollman, Christine Vachon
Musicians: Grayson Matthews
Editors: Aaron Marshall
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