As Fall approaches, we’re entering the Scary Season when you’re ready to enjoy the chill in the air with a chill in your bones. To celebrate this time, Scream Factory wants to take you out of the home to a nearby theater to shriek with Jackals. The film stars Deborah Kara Unger who made David Cronenberg’s Crash so seductive in the mayhem. The film comes to select theaters on September 1 and also OnDemand if you’re too frightened to get out of the house after seeing the trailer. Here’s the press release from Scream Factory:
Directed by Kevin Greutert and Produced by Tommy Alastra
Starring Deborah Kara Unger, Nick Roux, Chelsea Ricketts, and Ben Sullivan
with Johnathon Schaech and Stephen Dorff
Intense Psychological Thriller Opens in Select Theaters
and On Demand Everywhere September 1st, 2017
In a potent blend of the horror, thriller and home-invasion genres, an estranged family attempts to save their son from a murderous cult in the terrifying psychological thriller Jackals. Opening in select theaters and On Demand September 1st, 2017 from Scream Factory Films, Jackals is a shocking and suspenseful saga from director Kevin Greutert (Saw 3D, Visions) and producer Tommy Alastra (Sunset Strip).
Directed by Kevin Greutert and written by Jared Rivet, JACKALS stars Deborah Kara Unger (Crash, Silent Hill), Ben Sullivan (Hell on Wheels, Stonewall), Chelsea Ricketts (Scream Queens, True Blood), and Nick Roux (Jane by Design), with Johnathon Schaech (That Thing You Do!, Arsenal) and Stephen Dorff (Blade, Leatherface). The film is produced by Tommy Alastra and TAP Inc. Productions
Jackals is disturbing vision of a fractured family that will do anything to get their estranged son back from a murderous cult, only to find themselves under siege when the cultists surround their cabin. A vicious battle unfolds, testing familial loyalties and unleashing a bloodbath in which there are few survivors.
Directed by: Kevin Greutert
Written by: Jared Rivet
Produced by: Tommy Alastra
Production designer: Celine Diano
Edited by Kevin Greutert
Costume designer: Kris Deskins
Music by: Anton Sanko
Cinematographer: Andrew Russo
Running Time: 87 minutes
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Social Media Hashtag: #JackalsMovie
Jackals opens in select theaters and On Demand everywhere September 1st, 2017. For more information, please visit www.jackalsmovie.com
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