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Indigenous Zombie Thriller Blood Quantum Acquired by Shudder

Following its screening at the Marché du Film at Cannes, Shudder has acquired Us, UK/Ireland, and Australia/New Zealand rights to Jeff Barnaby's new zombie thriller Blood Quantum, which pits Indigenous residents of a reservation against the living dead.

Press Release: Los Angeles, CA – Shudder, AMC Networks’ premium streaming service for horror, thriller and the supernatural, today announced that they have acquired Us, UK/Ireland, and Australia/Nz rights to the zombie thriller Blood Quantum, which debuted for buyers at the Marché du Film at Cannes.

In Blood Quantum, the dead are coming back to life outside the isolated Mi’gmaq reserve of Red Crow, except for its Indigenous inhabitants who are immune to the zombie plague. Traylor (Michael Greyeyes), the tribal sheriff, must protect his son’s pregnant girlfriend, apocalyptic refugees, and reserve riff raff from the hordes of walking white corpses.

Directed and written by Mi'gmaq

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