Cannes: IFC Midnight acquires US distro rights to The Vicious Bros. ‘Extraterrestrial’


Yet more horror deals are being made at Cannes, and the latest deal involves The Vicious Brothers, directors of the found footage horror Grave Encounters.

IFC Midnight have bagged US distribution rights to Extraterrestrial from from Vicarious Entertainment, Twin Engine Films and Buffalo Films. While no release details have been announced, IFC Midnight are constantly getting hold of horror features, and giving them plenty of promotion before releasing them. Expect a US release date shortly.

No deal have been made for the UK as yet.

The Vicious Brothers write and direct Extraterrestrial, and Freddie Stroma (Harry Potter, Pitch Perfect)stars in the film which is produced by Randy Manis, Kim Arnott, Shawn Angelski, and Martin Fisher. Brittany Allen, Melanie Papalia, Jesse Moss and Anja Savcic also star.


The film centers around a group of college friends who travel to a secluded cabin in the woods for a weekend of partying. As the night is winding down, they notice something strange in the sky: A ball of fire descending through the air, crash landing in the nearby forest…

(Source: Deadline)

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A keen enthusiast and collector of all horror and extreme films. I can be picky as i like quality in my horror. This doesn't necessarily mean it has to be a classic, but as long as it has something to impress me then i'm a fan. I watch films by the rule that if it doesn't bring out some kind of emotive response then it aint worth watching.

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