XLrator Media is launching multiplatform labels Screamfest and Macabre to handle horror and genre movies in North America. The first films under the Screamfest banner will be zombie actioner Outpost: Black Sun and the Norwegian thriller Thale which screened at the Toronto International Film Festival and at Screamfest Horror Film Festival. Macabre banner will debut with Bigfoot: The Lost Coast Tapes and the vampire tale The Thompsons.
From the release:
OUTPOST: BLACK SUN — From the filmmaking team behind 2008’s OUTPOST comes the sequel. Pursuing a notorious Nazi war criminal in present-day Eastern Europe, a young woman uncovers a deadly army of zombie Nazi soldiers intent on the rise of the Fourth Reich.
THALE — Part of the new wave of Scandinavian horror-thrillers exemplified by The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo and Let the Right One In, Norway’s THALE is a haunting tale based on a mythical character from Nordic folklore. Two crime-scene cleaners discover a mythical, tailed female creature in a concealed cellar. She never utters a word, unable to tell her story, but the pieces of the puzzle soon come together: she’s been held captive for decades for reasons soon to surface.
BIGFOOT: THE LOST COAST TAPES — After a “Bigfoot Hunter” claims to possess the body of a dead Sasquatch, a disgraced investigative journalist stakes his comeback — and the lives of his documentary film crew — on proving the find to be a hoax. The truth, it turns out, is much more terrifying.
THE THOMPSONS — The epic sequel to the Butcher Brothers’ award-winning horror-thriller THE HAMILTONS garnered enthusiastic reviews at this year’s FrightFest and Sitges Film Festivals. On the run with the law on their trail, America’s most anguished vampire family heads to England to find an ancient vampire clan. What they find instead could tear their family, and their throats, apart forever.
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