RLJ Entertainment (NASDAQ: RLJE), under the Image Entertainment brand, announces the DVD release of the thriller THE TOWN THAT DREADED SUNDOWN on July 7th.
Directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon (Me, Earl and The Dying Girl, American Horror Story), screenplay by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Carrie, Glee), and based on the 1976 cult-classic film of the same title directed by Charles B. Pierce, THE TOWN THAT DREADED SUNDOWN will be available on DVD on July 7, 2015.
Based on a terrifying true story, THE TOWN THAT DREADED SUNDOWN picks up 65 years after a masked serial killer terrorized the small town of Texarkana, when the brutal “Moonlight Murders” suddenly begin again. While on a trip to Lovers’ Lane, 17-year-old Jami (Addison Timlin) watches as her date is brutally slain by a masked serial killer. Barely escaping with her life, Jami becomes obsessed with finding the killer referred to as “The Phantom.” As the body count mounts and the carnage comes closer, Jami delves deeper into the mystery with the help of the town archivist Nick (Travis Tope), following clues that point her toward the killer’s true identity.
The film stars Addison Timlin (Californication, That Awkward Moment), newcomer Travis Tope, Gary Cole (Veep, Office Space), Joshua Leonard (Bates Motel, The Blair Witch Project), Anthony Anderson (Black-ish, The Departed), Denis O’Hare (American Horror Story, Dallas Buyers Club), Edward Herrmann (The Good Wife, Gilmore Girls) and Veronica Cartwright (The Birds, Alien). It is produced by Jason Blum (the Paranormal Activity franchise, Sinister) and Ryan Murphy (American Horror Story, Glee).
For more information on THE TOWN THAT DREADED SUNDOWN, please visit the RLJ/Image Entertainment page for the film!
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