WARNING: When combined, women, narcotics, epic partying and an uninvited sixth friend may result in serious bodily harm, dismemberation and/or death. Proceed cautiously.
Written by star Jamie Bernadette (pictured; Axeman at Cutter’s Creek), the independent feature flick and party parable The 6th Friend begins casting next month, according to Bernadette, who will also produce alongside co-star Chantelle Albers. Letia Clouston will direct, with a release slated for 2014.
“I wanted to write a story with an all-female principal cast, who were intelligent and strong and who possess a determination to not allow themselves to be oppressed,” Bernadette told us of her inspiration for the script for The 6th Friend. “I intended to create intricate relationships,” she continued, “between complex characters in the midst of a story of real terror and bloodshed.”
As for the writing process, “It was a blast,” she told us. “I love getting lost in the story and in the characters’ lives. It's an escape for me. I've been writing since I was six years old, so it was nice to return to that old love of mine.”
Six best friends engage in excessive partying and drug use on the night of their college graduation. An uninvited guest commits a horrifying crime on one of the girls, and the girls seek vicious revenge on the perpetrator, which, years later, leads to disastrous results.
It sounds as if the Prince of Darkness may just have found a leading lady to sink his fangs into as Sarah Gadon (Cosmopolis, A Dangerous Method) is now in talks for a meaty role in Universal's Dracula (formerly Dracula Year Zero).
If signed, she'll star opposite Luke Evans (Dracula) in the flick. Look for Draculain theatres on August 8, 2014. Universal’s dramatic horror movie tells the origin story of the most famous of vampires. Michael De Luca is producing the project, and commercials helmer Gary Shore is making his directorial debut on the picture.
The script tells of a young prince who, when the lives of his wife and child are put in danger by a bloodthirsty sultan, risks his soul to save them and in the process becomes the first vampire. More as it comes.
Who could forget the scene in Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare when everyone's favorite son of a hundred maniacs busts out his trusty powerglove and begins stomping a helpless teenager into the ground Super Mario style? NECA Toys remembers all too well!
Below you'll find a first look at the new Powerglove Freddy collectible based on that moment of complete absurdity from Freddy's "last" film. The cool part? It's just as goofy looking as the scene itself was. I mean, just look at the expression on his face! It's friggin' priceless. NECA also released an image of a pre-burn Springwood Slasher collectible which you can find at the very bottom of this story.
NECA hasn't commented on whether or not these figures will be part of its Series 4 line of Elm Street collectibles yet, but we expect to hear something either way during or around the little show known as the San Diego Comic-Con.
More casting news has come in for the big screen adaptation of James Dashner's The Maze Runner as young Jacob Latimore has signed up for a role in the flick which finds teenagers wading through a maze for their very lives!
Latimore (pictured) will join the previously announced Dylan O’Brien ("Teen Wolf"), Will Poulter, Kaya Scodelario, Aml Ameen, Blake Cooper, and Thomas Brodie-Sangster. Filming begins this month in Baton Rouge for a February 14, 2014, release. Gotham Group is producing The Maze Runner with 20th Century Fox. Noah Oppenheim and James Dashner (author of the novel) wrote the script. Wes Ball directs.
Look for more on this flick soon!
Here's the book's synopsis:
When Thomas wakes up in the lift, the only thing he can remember is his first name. His memory is blank. But he’s not alone. When the lift’s doors open, Thomas finds himself surrounded by kids who welcome him to the Glade—a large, open expanse surrounded by stone walls. Just like Thomas, the Gladers don’t know why or how they got to the Glade. All they know is that every morning the stone doors to the maze that surrounds them have opened. Every night they’ve closed tight. And every 30 days a new boy has been delivered in the lift.
Thomas was expected. But the next day a girl is sent up—the first girl to ever arrive in the Glade. And more surprising yet is the message she delivers.
Thomas might be more important than he could ever guess. If only he could unlock the dark secrets buried within his mind.
Now that it's currently available on VOD and heading to Blu-ray/DVD in August, the official red band trailer for the home invasion thriller Hate Crime has finally arrived.
The second feature film by James Cullen Bressack, Hate Crime is a labor of love from a dedicated group of people looking to make something different. It is a violent, realistic portrayal of one of our worst nightmares: being attacked in our home. It is available now exclusively on psykikjunkypictures.com for $6.66, but hurry because it will only be online for a little longer before its Blu-ray/DVD release through Unearthed Films.
Hate Crime was written and produced by Bressack and Jarret Cohen and stars Jody Barton, Tim Moran, Ian Roberts, Nick Clark, Maggie Wagner, Greg Depetro, Debbie Diesel, and Sloane Morgan Siegel.
A Jewish family, just arrived in a new neighborhood, are recording their youngest son's birthday celebrations on video when their home is suddenly invaded by a bunch of crystal meth-crazed neo-Nazi lunatics...
For more info visit the Hate Crime Facebook page.
Like most projects R.I.P.D. had its fair share of problems on its way to the big screen, and recently screenwriters Matt Manfredi and Phil Hay discussed the lengthy process and even a bit more. Check it out!
“A lot of the core scenes from our early drafts are still there," Matt Manfredi tells Collider. "They’ve remained through every version of the script. I think where it changed a little bit from the first draft to the last draft is that it just got bigger and bigger in scope. And so, the finale was a smaller set piece in our first draft and it developed. We were in a meeting recently, and we were like, “Do you remember when this ended on a farm, like Witness?””
Hay adds, “…But in the movie, it’s a lot of two guys driving around in a car together and driving each other insane. That’s what this movie is and what’s it’s always been. I think that Jeff and Ryan do incredibly well together.”
Universal Pictures' R.I.P.D. stars Ryan Reynolds, Jeff Bridges, Kevin Bacon, Stephanie Szostak, Mary-Louise Parker, Marisa Miller, Mike O'Malley, James Hong, Tobias Segal, and Robert Knepper.
Robert Schwentke directed the project, which follows a murdered cop (Reynolds) who is recruited to work in the Rest in Peace Department, a police force comprised of ghosts who battle spirits unready to depart this world. Jeff Bridges plays Reynolds' ghostly partner.
Universal Pictures' supernatural farce has been scheduled for July 19, 2013.
Welcome to the Rest in Peace Department--the devoted, yet dead, officers of divine law enforcement "patrolling the deadbeat ... reporting to one boss." Yep--THAT boss. Nick Cruz died an untimely death at the height of his personal and professional life. Why did he join the R.I.P.D.? Well, not knowing the identity of his killer has left his soul a bit ... restless. Now he hunts some of the most fiendish creatures, hoping for the chance to find out who set him up so he can get into heaven.
Yet another bloody clip from Ryuhei Kitamura's No One Lives (review) has arrived, and it states emphatically that the film's big bad is completely ready to kill every single person in it!
Look for Ryuhei Kitamura's No One Lives starting May 10. Cities include NYC, LA, Chicago, San Francisco, Dallas, Philadelphia, Miami, Boston, Detroit, Houston, and Baltimore.
No One Lives stars Luke Evans, Adelaide Clemens, Lee Tergesen, America Olivo, Beau Knapp, Brodus Clay, Derek Magyar, Laura Ramsey, and Lindsey Shaw.
A ruthless criminal gang takes a young couple hostage and goes to ground in an abandoned house in the middle of nowhere. When the captive girl is killed, the tables are unexpectedly turned. The gang finds itself outsmarted by an urbane and seasoned killer determined to ensure that no one lives.
No One Lives, written by David Cohen and directed by Ryuhei Kitamura, is a smart and original horror movie with at its heart a killer in the grip of a dark and twisted love affair.
Finally a release date is officially in sight for the long awaited film Frankenstein's Army (review). Read on for the first details regarding when you'll be able to take up arms and join the undead fight!
From the Press Release
Dark Sky Films today announced that it will open writer-director Richard Raaphorst’s FRANKENSTEIN’S ARMY in select cities July 26th. The highly anticipated film, which recently screened to acclaim at the Tribeca Film Festival, is a co-production of MPI/Dark Sky Films, Los Angeles-based XYZ Films, and Pellicola of Amsterdam.
Filmed in Prague, FRANKENSTEIN’S ARMY marks the feature debut of Dutch director Richard Raaphorst and has already received high critical acclaim.
FRANKENSTEIN’S ARMY is the latest addition to MPI/Dark Sky Films' acclaimed original high-end genre productions. The company was also behind highly praised genre films such as Ti West’s The Innkeepers and The House of the Devil , Adam Green’s Hatchet II and upcoming Hatchet III, the upcoming Late Phases, and also Jim Mickle’s Stake Land.
Frankenstein's Army takes place toward the end of World War II as Russian soldiers push into eastern Germany and stumble across a secret Nazi lab, one that has unearthed and begun experimenting with the journal of one Dr. Viktor Frankenstein. The scientists have used the legendary Frankenstein's work to assemble an army of super-soldiers stitched together from the body parts of their fallen comrades - a desperate Hitler's last ghastly ploy to escape defeat.
Your first look at the undead mayhem that is on tap in Anchor Bay's The Demented has arrived, and you should run - not shamble - in here to check it out. Though we still do prefer zombies who shamble.
Produced by Zero Gravity Management and ChickFlicks, The Demented is another zombie-fest populated by young genre fixtures that include I Spit on Your Grave's Sarah Butler, Michael Welch (The Twilight Saga), Kayla Ewell ("The Vampire Diaries"), Brittney Alger (21 Jump Street), and Richard Kohnke (Mighty Fine).
The script was penned by writer/director Chris Roosevelt. Benjamin Sacks and Bryan Sexton serve as executive producers. Zero Gravity’s Christine Holder, Mark Holder, and Damiano Tucci are producing alongside ChickFlicks’ Sara Risher. Shirley Craig, Phil Goldfine, and Steven R. Monroe are also producing.
Six college friends meet up for a carefree weekend that turns deadly. A terrorist attack in a nearby town infects much of the townspeople with a deadly virus that induces rabies-like symptoms, only far more severe. Several of those infected (the title characters) attack the estate where the friends have been vacationing. Can they survive? Where will they hide? Is anyone left? Will we ever get our fill of these flesh-eating zombie fiends?
A sales trailer for Stephen Sommers' adaptation of the Dean R. Koontz book Odd Thomas has made its way online, and we have a look at it right here for ya! Check it out and hope that one day we'll actually see the whole thing given its troubles.
The film stars Anton Yelchin, Addison Timlin, Willem Dafoe, Patton Oswalt, Curtis James Jackson III aka 50 Cent, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, and Nico Tortorella.
The story centers on a short-order cook named Odd Thomas (Anton Yelchin) who can commune with the dead, a secret only his girlfriend (Addison Timlin) and the local police (Willem Dafoe) chief know. The young man can also spot malevolent forces called bodachs, who feed on pain and portent imminent death. When Odd sees them in spades surrounding a stranger, he finds himself in a race against time to avert a catastrophe.
One look at this latest artwork for Peter Strickland’s psychological horror film Berberian Sound Studio, and the only thing we can do is wish that the movie itself was as good as the one-sheet. Still, you may dig it! Check it out!
The film starring Toby Jones and Tonia Sotiropoulou made its premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. Check out our Berberian Sound Studio review here.
Look for it to be released on June 14th on all the usual VOD platforms.
Set in 1976: Gilderoy is hired to orchestrate the sound mix for the latest film by Italian horror maestro Santini. As time and realities shift, Gilderoy is lost in a spiral of sonic and personal mayhem and has to confront his own demons in order to stay afloat.
Just two episodes are left in Season 8 of "Supernatural," and to help alleviate the stress as we wait for Sam to face the Third Trial, The CW has released a ton of stills from the upcoming Episode 8.22, "Clip Show." We have them all here along with a preview.
"Supernatural" Episode 8.22 - "Clip Show" (airs 5/8/13, 9-10 pm)
FAMILIAR FACES RETURN AS THE THIRD TRIAL NEARS — Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) reunite with Castiel (Misha Collins). Digging through the Men of Letters’ files, they stumble upon an undiscovered film which could be the key to the Third Trial.
Metatron (guest star Curtis Armstrong) enlists Cas to mull over problems at home. Meanwhile, Crowley (guest star Mark Sheppard) digs into Sam and Dean's past.
Taylor Cole, Graham Wardle, and Cindy Busby also guest star. Thomas J. Wright directed the episode written by Andrew Dabb.
Alrighty kids! On tap right now is the sales art for the steller new spooker from Kevin Gates and Michael Bartlett, The Paranormal Diaries: Clophill. Put on your night vision goggles, say a quick prayer, and check it out!
"We shot The Paranormal Diaries: Clophill during the pre-production of Zombie Diaries 2 when there were a whole series of setbacks with funding the sequel," says Kevin Gates. "During the pre-production period I was itching to get something shot, and there was just time to squeeze in an 'in-between' film. The idea of taking back control, making the kind of film we wanted and could take our time over was very appealing."
Gates continues, "I grew up in an area of Bedfordshire in the UK rich in legends of witchcraft and knew of a local ruin that had a history of black magic and the occult and always thought it had potential for a film. So I started doing some research. It wasn't long before an approach to the film was established. Something that contained a Zombie Diaries flavour, but which mixed it with a real legend and true accounts of Aleister Crowley-esque goings on up at an isolated ruined church. Clophill is a sleepy Bedfordshire village and was a famous occult landmark in the 1960s and 1970s. Even today you get scores of teenagers going up there to scare themselves every night. And I was surprised that no one had done a serious film on the place before. So I assembled a small crew and several real witnesses to events up there of both witchcraft and ghostly sightings. "
"We spent a long weekend up at Clophill - interviewing locals, witnesses, and experts and conducting experiments at night, setting up cameras, Ouija boards, ghost boxes, all manner of bizarre contraptions to see if there really was anything to the legend. Within that framework, I also wrote in a dark story of the occult and paranormal, which Mike and I directed. So what you're seeing is a real mix of fact and fiction. It has a Lake Mungo / Paranormal Activity flavour but mixes that with a true legend and real witness accounts."
Check out the NOT SAFE FOR WORK trailer below. Read our The Paranormal Diaries: Clophill review here!
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Don't look up, kids, because The Scream Factory has just announced via their Facebook page that Larry Cohen's 1982 classic Q The Winged Serpent is going to be hitting Blu-ray for the first time ever this August!
David Carradine, Michael Moriarty, Candy Clark, Richard Roundtree, and James Dixon star.
OK, who's Q, anyway? "Q" is short for Quetzacoatl, an enormous winged serpent and Aztec deity who's called back to life after a series of ritual human sacrifices in Manhattan. It takes a lot to keep a critter like Q satisfied, so he flies around and lops the heads off sunbathers, window washers and swimmers as handily as popping grapes off the vine. The police are confounded by the murders, decapitated bodies (blood rains from the skies on NYC denizens) and Q-sightings. The solution comes in the unlikely form of Jimmy (Michael Moriarty), a petty thief. After a heist goes bad, he hides from his cronies in the uppermost spires of the Chrysler Building and stumbles on the giant bird's nest and egg. He leads the NYPD up to the lair for a big showdown with Q, but it's not quite as easy as anybody thought, of course. Director/screenwriter Larry Cohen was one of the more inventive, original voices of Seventies B-movies, with credits that include God Told Me To, Black Caesar, It's Alive!, Hell Up in Harlem and The Stuff. With Q, Cohen put together an interesting, entertaining mix of Fifties sci-fi homage (complete with great stop-motion special effects for the terrifying beast), action movie, and crime drama. It also touches on the metaphysical question of how exactly one goes about killing off a god. It'd be difficult to think of a more compelling performance from Moriarty; as the piano-playing, scat-singing small-time crook Jimmy, he's repellent and sleazy. However, he's struck on something that will give him 15 minutes to bask in the spotlight ("I'm the most important man in New York!", he gloats) and give him a chance to redeem himself and save thousands of lives. Moriarty brings a depth to the character that makes him absorbing, if not quite sympathetic, and gets to come across with the choice line, "Stick it up your…brain! Your small little brain!". With plenty of humor, suspense, a gallon or two of gore, and great performances from Moriarty and David Carradine and Richard Roundtree as his cop nemeses, this is great, original, entertaining sci-fi fare.
Whenever the stars of "Grimm" are interviewed, they mention how devoted the show's fans are, and in appreciation David Giuntoli and Silas Weir Mitchell recently sat down for a Q&A based around Twitter questions from said fans.
Check out the videos of David and Silas below, and be sure to tune in next Tuesday for Episode 2.20, "Kiss of the Muse," to keep the series' rising ratings momentum going.
Episode 2.12 - "Kiss of the Muse" (airing 5/7/13; 10:00-11:00 pm)
A NEW CASE MAY THREATEN NICK AND JULIETTE’S PROGRESS IN GETTING BACK TO HOW THINGS USED TO BE – Nick (David Giuntoli) discovers a muse-like Wesen (guest star Nora Zehetner, “Heroes”) with the ability to influence those she gets close to - some with positive results, others with terrifying ones. Nick must find a way to get close without losing himself in the process. Juliette (Bitsie Tulloch) arranges a dinner date with Nick in the hopes of clearing the air, but their plans go awry as the case intensifies.
Meanwhile, Rosalee (Bree Turner) takes her first visit to Aunt Marie’s trailer. Brian Gant guest stars; Russell Hornsby, Silas Weir Mitchell, Sasha Roiz, and Reggie Lee also star.
Related Story: Image Gallery for "Grimm" Episode 2.20 - "Kiss of the Muse"
Xan Cassavetes may not be a name that immediately jumps out at you (well, maybe the last name does if you're a cinephile…) but that’s all about to change come May 3rd when her feature film debut, Kiss of the Damned, arrives in limited theaters courtesy of Magnolia Pictures.
The vampire-infused story follows two sisters who lead very different paths in life- there’s Djuna (Josephine de La Baume), the well-meaning and soulful vampire who has spent a lifetime and more trying to retain her humanity, while her sister, Mimi (Roxane Mesquida), has always been a troublemaker with an unquenchable thirst for blood and anarchy.
After Djuna sparks up a passionate love affair with a human screenwriter named Paolo (Milo Ventimiglia), Mimi’s arrival threatens the passion developing between the two lovers, and soon Mimi’s latest reckless actions trigger a dangerous chain reaction, threatening the entire vampire community as a whole and jeopardizing Djuna and Paolo’s evolving relationship together.
Dread Central recently chatted with Kiss of the Damned writer/director Cassavetes about what inspired her to tackle the horror genre for her debut project, her approach to capturing the intoxicating and often seductive world of vampires and what we can expect from this up-and-comer whose entire life has always revolved around filmmaking and powerful storytelling in some capacity (her parents being iconic film pioneer John Cassavetes and actress Gena Rowlands).
Dread Central: Great job on this movie- I’ve been pretty much done with vampires for a while now, but somehow you found a way to reinvigorate my interests with Kiss of the Damned. Where did the story inspiration come from?
Xan Cassavetes: It actually came to me while I was on a tour of the house; a friend of a friend made a movie there, and when I had the chance to tour the property, I was struck by the setting and how this huge house was just sitting there sinisterly amongst all this wilderness and beauty. I thought the way it contrasted against nature made it perfect for the story I was telling, which also explores the idea of nature vs. unnaturality.
Dread Central: I thought the dynamic between the sisters in the film was particularly compelling and they had a really interesting balance of pain, concern and love. Can you talk about developing that relationship in the script and how much of that was influenced by your own relationships with your own siblings?
Xan Cassavetes: There’s probably a little bit of that stuff in there, but nothing as dramatic as what you see between Djuna and Mimi in the movie- like, at all (laughs). I just thought it would be interesting to follow these two sisters who were bitten by their ballet teacher and to see how someone in a position of authority and trust could take advantage and how that would affect them, separately and together. It forever changed them in some ways, and in other ways they still remained true to their own human natures.
I also wanted to explore how one sister was so desperately clinging to her own humanity despite not being human for a very, very long time and how the other embraces her own endless rage and destructive nature and the ramifications of those decisions. They’re kind of alien to each other but are still drawn to each other through a constant desire to stay connected in some way.
Dread Central: I thought you made some really smart decisions stylistically on this film, particularly with the shooting style and the sound design, giving Kiss of the Damned a great, timeless feel- almost like it’s been locked away in a vault since the 70’s and finally discovered now.
Xan Cassavetes: Thank you so much for saying that- we all worked really hard on nailing down the right look and feel to the movie and spent an INCREDIBLE amount of time working on the sound specifically. To me, sound was everything because in this world vampires have these heightened senses so it only made sense that both the visuals and the sounds would be a lot more vibrant than maybe they’d be in any other kind of movie. Stylistically, it just made so much sense to put a lot of time and effort into both of those elements because it was what was going to really elevate Kiss to something more than ‘just another vampire movie.’
Dread Central: What’s coming up next for you then? Are you planning on sticking around the horror genre for a while?
Xan Cassavetes: You know, I’ve been so busy focusing on Kiss of the Damned for so long that I haven’t really had too much time to focus on anything else. I am finishing up a screenplay this week though which is exciting. It’s sci-fi but not really, kind of a similar approach to how I made Kiss of the Damned. I’m definitely embracing the beats of the sci-fi genre more on that project than I embraced the vampire ones for this film so it will be a bit more traditionally structured.
I just really thought that all those sci-fi ideas and themes make for great storytelling fodder and fertile ground for using metaphors to convey your message. That really excites me as a filmmaker; I can’t wait to finish this script up and get started.
Ted Marcus' award-winning short film The End is now available online in its entirety so if you're shopping for some apocalypse-related mayhem (and really, who isn't?) this could be the best 15 minutes you'll spend all day! Get your butt planted somewhere and watch!
Written and directed by Marcus, The End stars Gus Lewis, Simon Pearsall, Angelica Mandy, Anna Clarke, and Genevieve Gaunt. Check it out below, and look for more from this impressive young filmmaker (the cat's only 22) hopefully really soon!
The Endis a short film about Jamie, a London teenager bent on having the perfect night out. What he doesn’t realize is that the night he’s chosen to escape the clutches of his parents is also the night of the apocalypse. The results are both tragic and thrilling.
This week's Entertainment Weekly is home to a new official still from Stephen King's "Under the Dome." It has that whole Spielberg looking up in a state of wonder vibe going for it, too, so click away and check it out!
"UNDER THE DOME" is the story of a small town that is suddenly and inexplicably sealed off from the rest of the world by an enormous transparent dome. The town’s inhabitants must deal with surviving the post-apocalyptic conditions while searching for answers to what this barrier is, where it came from, and if and when it will go away.
The 13-episode summer series will premiere June 24th on CBS. It stars Mike Vogel, Rachelle Lefevre, Dean Norris, Natalie Martinez, Britt Robertson, Alexander Koch, Colin Ford, Nicholas Strong, Jolene Purdy, and Aisha Hinds.
"UNDER THE DOME" is produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Amblin Television. Neal Baer, Stephen King, Justin Falvey, Darryl Frank, Stacey Snider, and Brian K. Vaughan, who wrote the television adaptation, serve as executive producers. Acclaimed director Niels Arden Oplev (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) directed the first episode.
Visit underthedome.com to sign up for more info.
There was a time when Ben Kingsley's hairstyle dictated whether the movie he was in was either good or bad. For the record, a bald Kingsley equals a good movie. But now that we have tattooed Kingsley in Ender's Game, our Ben ch'i is officially out of whack!
Abigail Breslin, Harrison Ford, Asa Butterfield, Ben Kingsley, and Hailee Steinfeld star. Ender's Game, directed by Gavin Hood, opens theatrically on November 1st.
Look for more as it comes.
In the near future, a hostile alien race called the Formics have attacked Earth. If not for the legendary heroics of International Fleet Commander Mazer Rackham (Ben Kingsley), all would have been lost. In preparation for the next attack, the highly esteemed Colonel Hyrum Graff (Harrison Ford) and the International Military are training only the best young minds to find the future Mazer.
Ender Wiggin (Asa Butterfield), a shy but strategically brilliant boy, is recruited to join the elite. Arriving at Battle School, Ender quickly and easily masters increasingly difficult challenges and simulations, distinguishing himself and winning respect amongst his peers. Ender is soon ordained by Graff as the military's next great hope, resulting in his promotion to Command School. Once there, he's trained by Mazer Rackham himself to lead his fellow soldiers into an epic battle that will determine the future of Earth and save the human race.
Based on the best-selling, award winning novel, ENDER'S GAME is an epic adventure which stars Asa Butterfield, Hailee Steinfeld, Ben Kingsley, Viola Davis, with Abigail Breslin and Harrison Ford.
There's a lot of sex in the violence in IFC's Midnight's new thriller Tied, and everything is not zen for its protagonists. Check out just how far and bad things can go in your first look right here.
Directed by Helene Fillieres and based on the hit novel Severe by Regis Jauffret, Tied was inspired by the true story of a murder trial that mesmerized the French public in 2009. This twisted new erotic thriller starring the beautiful Laetitia Casta and Benoît Poelvoorde explores the boundaries of human sexual desire and the lengths one will go for love and money.
Look for it on May 3rd via digital outlets iTunes, SundanceNOW, Amazon Streaming, XBOX Zune, PS3 Unlimited and more.
One spring evening the Banker encounters a glamorous Young Woman. He is a man of enormous power and wealth, and that night she becomes his mistress. Together they enter a world of dark erotic desire-- the desire to submit and be dominated, to possess and to be possessed, to be forced past all limits. Their games grow ever wilder, ever more dangerous, and when he promises her a huge sum of money to be his – then rejects her – the deadly bond between them is sealed.