|Shudder and Vertigo Releasing are suitably thrilled to announce that FrightFest opening film, Suitable Flesh, will be released in cinemas and on TVOD October 27th. The film will then make it’s debut on Shudder in January 2024.
Written by H.P. Lovecraft (Color Out of Space, Re-Animator), Suitable Flesh sees Psychiatrist Elizabeth Derby become obsessed with helping a young patient suffering extreme personality disorder. But it leads her into dark occult danger as she tries to escape a horrific fate.
Directed by Joe Lynch (Point Blank, Mayhem), the film stars Heather Graham (Lost in Space, Boogie Nights, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me), Judah Lewis (Demolition, The Babysitter), Bruce Davison (X-Men, Insidious: The Last Key), Johnathon Schaech (The Night Clerk), and Barbara Crampton (You’re Next, Beyond The Gates, Lords of Salem).
FrightFest, the UK’s biggest, best and most beloved community-driven horror & fantasy film festival, returns in a blaze of gory glory to the Cineworld Leicester Square, London, for its 24th edition, this year with pioneering technology & entertainment company Pigeon Shrine as its headline sponsor. The company is the brainchild of Tom Paton, working alongside industry finance veterans Jamie McLeod-Ross and Charley McDougall.
Running from Thursday August 24 – Monday 28 August, Pigeon Shrine FrightFest is a joyful big screen celebration of genre cinema, offering a carnival of carnage, a smorgasbord of shock and a tableau of terror. This year, over five days, audiences can explore the magic of menace, mayhem and mischief with seventy films programmed across four screens. There are twenty five world, twenty three International / European and twelve UK premieres, with fourteen countries represented, spanning five continents.