Studiocanal has announced the U.K. and Ireland release of Jeremy Wooding’s wild west werewolf mash-up BLOOD MOON with a DVD and VOD street date of October 5th 2015.
Shaun Dooley (Eden Lake), George Blagden (Vikings), Anna Skellern (The Descent II) and Corey Johnson (Bourne Ultimatum) star in BLOOD MOON, a werewolf western set in a remote mining town where a stagecoach full of passengers are held hostage by two outlaws on the run from the law. But events take an unexpected turn when the group fall prey to a mythical creature known to locals as a skin walker. They must settle their differences and combine their strengths if they re going survive the night of a blood red moon.
BLOOD MOON received its World premier at FrightFest and has since participated in Dublin Horrorthon, Fantasporto, Brussels Fantastic Film Festival, Weekend of Fear, Grossmann Fantastic Film Festival, Buchon Fantastic Film Festival and Ravenna Nightmare where it received the Audience Award for Best Film.
Although set in the US, BLOOD MOON was filmed on location in Kent where the producers found a replica wild west town. BLOOD MOON is only the third Western to be filmed in the UK, the first two being CARRY ON COWBOY in 1966 and Edgar Wright’s A FISTFUL OF FINGERS in 1995.
BLOOD MOON will be released in North America on September 1st 2015 by Uncork’d Entertainment.
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