New Trailers Available for Three Upcoming Shudder Originals:
Jay Baruchel’s RANDOM ACTS OF VIOLENCE (premieres 8/21), Nini Bull Robsahm’s LAKE OF DEATH (7/16) & Joko Anwar’s IMPETIGORE (7/23)
RANDOM ACTS OF VIOLENCE — PREMIERES AUGUST 20 ON SHUDDER (US & UK) / THEATRES & ON DEMAND IN CANADA VIA ELEVATION PICTURES JULY 31
Red Band Trailer and Green Band Trailer:
Synopsis: Comic book creator Todd Walkley (Jesse Williams), his wife Kathy (Jordana Brewster), assistant Aurora (Niamh Wilson) and best friend, Hard Calibre Comics owner Ezra (Jay Baruchel), embark upon a road trip from Toronto to New York Comic Con and bad things start to happen. People start getting killed. It soon becomes clear that a crazed fan is using Todd’s “SLASHERMAN” comic as inspiration for the killings and as the bodies pile up, and Todd’s friends and family become victims themselves, Todd will be forced to take artistic responsibility. A Shudder Original.
Director: Jay Baruchel
Writers: Jay Baruchel, Jesse Chabot
Producers: Jay Baruchel, Randy Manis, Noah Segal
Starring: Jesse Willimas, Jordana Brewster, Jay Baruchel, Niamh Wilson
Music: Wade MacNeil and Andrew Gordon Macpherson
Social: @RandomActsMovie (Twitter/Instagram/Facebook)
LAKE OF DEATH — PREMIERES THIS THURSDAY, JULY 16 (US, CA & UK)
Synopsis: A year after her twin brother mysteriously disappeared, Lillian and her friends head to the old family cabin to say their goodbyes. But soon after they arrive, eerie and gruesome events begin to occur. As the lines between reality and Lillian’s nightmares blur, she must fight both an external and internal struggle to stay alive. Is a horrific local legend becoming reality, or is the real enemy among them?
Director Nini Bull Robsahm (Amnesia) took inspiration from Norway’s popular 1942 novel (and later film adaptation) of the same name (De dødes tjern), credited with sparking the country’s interest in horror. Robsahm shot Lake of Death on stunning 35mm and brought on Academy Award-winner Bob Murawski (Army of Darkness, Drag Me to Hell, The Hurt Locker) to edit. Starring Iben Akerlie, Jacob Andersen Schøyen, Jonathan Harboe, Sophia Lie and Elias Munk. A Shudder Original.
IMPETIGORE — PREMIERES THURSDAY, JULY 23 (US, CA & UK)
Synopsis: (Sundance 2020 Official Selection) After surviving a murder attempt in the city, Maya, a down-on-her-luck young woman, learns that she may inherit a house in her ancestral village. With her friend Dini, Maya returns to the village of her birth, unaware that the community there has been trying to locate and kill her to remove the curse that has plagued the village for years. As she begins to discover the complicated reality about her past, Maya finds herself in a fight for her life. Starring Tara Basro, Ario Bayu, Marissa Anita, Christine Hakim, Asmara Abigail, directed by Joko Anwar (Satan’s Slaves). A Shudder Original.