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Epic Pictures Acquires Genre Trio Through Horror Label Dread Ahead Of Cannes Marche

Epic Pictures Acquires Genre Trio Through Horror Label Dread Ahead Of Cannes Marche

Exclusive: Epic Pictures and its horror brand Dread have acquired global rights to a trio of genre movies ahead of next week’s Cannes virtual Marché.

The films are: Andy Collier and Toor Mian’s horror flick Sacrifice, co-starring Barbara Crampton; horror-comedy Uncle Peckerhead, written and directed by Matthew John Lawrence and produced by Nicholas Santos and Kristy Richman with Lawrence; and La Casa, a Spanish-language horror from Chilean writer-director Jorge Olguín.

Sacrifice is set on a Norwegian island and follows a man and his pregnant wife who return to his birth place to deal with an unexpected inheritance after the death of his mother. It is written and directed by Andy Collier and Toor Mian, who are both known for their 2017 horror Charismata.

Uncle Peckerhead chronicles punk rock band Duh on their first tour. When the group receive a hand from a drifter, they discover he is a cursed,

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