ITN Distribution Signs Chip Gubera’s Slasher.com — The Sadistic Spin on Online Dating
To Debut on Home Video in 2017
MuchoMuchoMucho Productions, in association with Firefly Films, has inked a deal with ITN Distribution for the domestic release of Slasher.com. The latest feature from horror director Chip Gubera (Song of the Dead, Academy of Doom), Slasher.com puts a gruesome twist on the perils of modern dating.
The deal was negotiated between the producers, led by executive producer Debbie Kaplan, and ITN President Stuart Alson and Vice President Nicole Holland. ITN is planning a home video release in 2017.
Co-written by Gubera and Chelsea Andes, Slasher.com combines the time-honored tradition of young people facing unfathomable horrors in the wilderness with the every day horror of meeting people online. Ben Kaplan (ADDicted, Wingman Inc ) and Morgan Carter star as the hapless would-be couple, anchoring a cast supported by R.A. Mihailoff (Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III, Hatchet II ), Jewel Shepard (Return of the Living Dead ) and Grammy winner Delious Kennedy.
The upcoming release follows a successful run on the indie film festival circuit. Slasher.com took home awards for Best Feature Film at the Bloody Horror International Film Festival in Ottawa, Best Horror Feature at the Hollywood Boulevard International Film Festival, and Best Screenplay at the Optical Theatre Film Festival in Rome. Jewel Shepard and R.A. Mihailoff were nominated for Best Actress and Best Supporting Actor respectively at the Optical Theatre Film Festival.
SYNOPSIS — At a time where online dating could prove fatal, Jack and Kristy decide they’re ready meet in person. Aiming for an adventurous first date, they plan a weekend getaway to the woodlands of rural Missouri. While discovering each other, they soon learn of the terrorizing horrors that the forest has in store.
Ahead of ITN’s release, Slasher.com will continue to screen on the festival circuit, appearing next at the PDXtreme Film Fest in Portland.
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