IFC Movies and Shudder have snatched up rights to sizzling AFM horror title Late Evening with the Satan, taking the movie for North America, U.Ok. and Eire in a cope with Cinetic Media.
IFC stated it plans to launch the movie solely in theaters, with a later streaming window on Shudder.
Directed by Australian filmmaking brothers Cameron and Colin Cairnes (100 Bloody Acres, Scare Marketing campaign), Late Evening With the Satan evokes the spirit and elegance of Seventies horror classics like The Exorcist and Rosemary’s Child. It tells the story of the charismatic however ratings-challenged late evening discuss present host Jack Delroy (Suicide Squad star David Dastmalchian), who levels a demon-evoking seance on stay TV and unexpectedly unleashes evil into the nation’s dwelling rooms.
“Enjoying Jack Delroy in Late Evening with the Satan was a once-in-a-lifetime position that haunted me and adjusted the best way I have a look at my work endlessly,” stated Dastmalchian. “IFC Movies and Shudder are the proper companions to carry this movie to audiences. I’m so grateful to the Cairnes brothers for his or her craftsmanship and to the entire pageant followers who’ve created an unimaginable rumble about Late Evening with the Satan!”
The movie premiered at SXSW and has carried out the fantasy festivals tour, successful greatest screenplay on the Sitges Movie Competition and several other prizes at Toronto After Darkish, together with greatest function movie and greatest lead efficiency for Dastmalchian.
“We’re completely thrilled to be partnering with IFC Movies and Shudder to share Late Evening with the Satan with wider audiences across the globe,” Colin and Cameron Cairnes stated in an announcement. “The success of the movie’s worldwide pageant run has exceeded our wildest expectations, and we will’t wait to embark on the following thrilling section of the film’s journey with these unbelievable companions.”
The IFC/Shudder deal was negotiated by Cinetic Media on behalf of the filmmakers, Emily Gotto and Adam Koehler on behalf of the businesses. Stuart Ford’s AGC is dealing with worldwide gross sales of the movie and did a particular Halloween evening screening for consumers at AFM.
Late Evening With the Satan was produced by Derek Dauchy, Mat Govoni, Steven Schneider, Roy Lee, Adam White, John Molloy and David Dastmalchian for Picture Nation Abu Dhabi, Spooky Footage, Future Footage and Good Fiend Movies.