Based on the novel by Richard Chizmar – and his son, Billy Chizmar – Widow’s Point is one kick-ass ghost story – and in this horror fan’s opinion, director Gregory Lamberson is just the man to bring it to the screen.
The good news of the day is – we only have to wait till Sept. 1st to see what Lamberson has done. Today we got the trailer – as well as release info on the film.
From the press release:
Widow’s Point, Gregory Lamberson’s highly-anticipated, award-winning adaptation of the book of the same name, premieres on DVD and Digital in the USA and Canada September 1 via 101 Films.
Craig Sheffer (A River Runs Through It, Nightbreed) leads the cast of the film, alongside KateLynn E. Newberry (Homecoming Revenge).
Widow’s Point follows a writer who spends a weekend locked in a haunted lighthouse to help promote his next book, where he is targeted by Supernatural forces.
Richard Chizmar and Billy Chizmar, authors of the original source novel, adapted Widow’s Point for the screen.
The film had a successful festival run, including Shawna Shea Film Festival, where it won awards for ‘Beast Feature’ and ‘Best Actor’ for Craig Sheffer, Crimson Scream Horror festival, where Craig also picked up ‘Best Actor’ award; LUSCA Caribbean International Fantastic and Twin Tiers International, where the film picked up the ‘Audience Award’.
Widow’s Point hits DVD and digital on September 1st. Add it to your “must-see” list.