EXCLUSIVE: Gravitas Ventures has secured worldwide rights to The Summoning, a supernatural thriller written and helmed by Alberto G. Rodriguez, and has attached a January 10 release date.

Starring Eric Roberts, the pic, based on hauntings around the town of Sugar Land TX, follows law student Rachel Iverson who places her life in danger while investigating the disappearance of another law student Clayton Ward and Chief Lubbock who assigns Detective Jonathan Silva to her case. Leila Almas, Jaime Zevallos, Razaaq Adoti, Rheagan Wallace, Aaron Perilo and Katherine Castro co-star.

Cristian Luna served as producer on the film. The deal was negotiated by Brendan Gallagher on behalf of Gravitas and Glen Reynolds of Circus Road Films on behalf of the filmmakers.