RLJE FILMS PRESENTS
Available on VOD, Digital HD and DVD on September 7, 2021
“wonderfully creative…fast-paced, fun…extremely gross” – io9
“The Best Movie About Killer Jeans You Could Hope For” – Nerdist
“blood-splattered pleasure” – RogerEbert.com
RLJE Films, a business unit of AMC Networks, has picked up select rights to the horror film, SLAXX from Shudder, AMC Networks’ premium streaming service for horror, thriller and the supernatural. RLJE Films will release SLAXX on VOD, Digital HD, and DVD on September 7, 2021.
Directed by Elza Kephart (Go in the Wilderness, Graveyard Alive) who co-wrote the film with Patricia Gomez Zlatar (Graveyard Alive), SLAXX stars Romane Denis (Slut in a Good Way), Brett Donahue (“Private Eyes,” “Bad Blood”), Sehar Bhojani (“The Handmaid’s Tale,” “Seth and Ethnicity”), and Stephen Bogaert(American Psycho, It). RLJE Films will release SLAXX on DVD for an SRP of $27.97.
In SLAXX, a possessed pair of jeans is brought to life to punish the unscrupulous practices of a trendy clothing company. Shipped to the company’s flagship store, the killer jeans proceed to wreak carnage on staff who are locked in overnight to set up the new collection. SLAXX is “stylish, sharp, and not to be overlooked” (Pajiba.com) and “just good, bloody, fun” (Flickering Myth).
Bonus features on the DVD include:
● The Story Behind SLAXX
● The Pants Are Alive
● Producing A Killer Pants Movie
● Call In The Death Consultant
● Casting SLAXX
● Behind-the-Scenes Photo Gallery
ABOUT RLJE FILMS
RLJE Films’ recent features include Color Out of Space starring Nicolas Cage and Joely Richardson and written and directed by Richard Stanley; the critically acclaimed horror film The Dark And The Wicked from director Bryan Bertino; Steve Byrne’s The Opening Act from producers Vince Vaughn and Peter Billingsley; David Ayer’s The Tax Collector and Adam Egypt Mortimer’s Archenemy. Upcoming films include Sion Sono’s 2021 Sundance Film Festival premiere Prisoners of the Ghostland starring Nicolas Cage and Sofia Boutella; and David Oyelowo’s directorial debut The Water Man starring Oyelowo, Rosario Dawson and Lonnie Chavis. us.rljentertainment.com.
AMC Networks’ Shudder is a premium streaming video service, super-serving members with the best selection in genre entertainment, covering horror, thrillers and the supernatural. Shudder’s expanding library of film, TV series, and originals is available on most streaming devices in the US, Canada, the UK, Ireland, Germany, Australia and New Zealand. To experience Shudder commitment-free for 7 days, visit www.shudder.com.
ABOUT AMC NETWORKS
AMC Networks is a global entertainment company known for its popular and critically-acclaimed content. Its portfolio of brands includes AMC, BBC AMERICA (operated through a joint venture with BBC Studios), IFC, SundanceTV, WE tv, IFC Films, and a number of fast-growing streaming services, including the AMC+ premium streaming bundle, Acorn TV, Shudder, Sundance Now and ALLBLK. AMC Studios, the Company’s in-house studio, production and distribution operation, is behind award-winning owned series and franchises, including The Walking Dead, the highest-rated series in cable history. The Company also operates AMC Networks International, its international programming business, and 25/7 Media, its production services business.
The Horror Collective is the genre label of Entertainment Squad, a film finance and distribution company. SLAXX is the first production co-financed by The Horror Collective. The label’s latest releases include the Etheria anthology series, ROT and MASS HYSTERIA, which were also acquired by Shudder.