When you see two genre icons like Lin Shaye and Robert Englund attached to a project, you had damn well give it the attention it deserves and with that thought in mind – we just got word on a new flick titled The Midnight Man that will be making it our way right after the first of the year. The trailer could just peak your interest – give it a peek:
IFC Midnight has been the source of some of our best horror of late so – color me interested in this one.Â Jan. 22nd will land it in theaters and VOD soÂ – no reason for any of us to miss it. The synopsis breaks down our story arc: “It was supposed to be just an urban legendâ€¦ On a snowy night in her grandmotherâ€™s sprawling mansion, teenage Alex (Gabrielle Haugh) and her best friend Miles (Grayson Gabriel) discover a mysterious box hidden away in the attic. Inside are instructions for The Midnight Game, an ancient Pagan ritual said to summon the playersâ€™ greatest fears. It all seems like harmless funâ€”until they unleash the terrifying spirit of The Midnight Man, an unholy force who pits them against their darkest demons and dares them to survive. Horror legends Robert Englund and Lin Shaye (A Nightmare on Elm Street) co-star in this terrifying, supernatural game of cat and mouse. Play at your own riskâ€¦” Travis Z directs – Lin Shaye, Robert Englund, Gabrielle Haugh, Grayson Gabriel, Emily Haine bring The Midnight Man to life. Got some key art as well – check it!