A24 Gives Chance the Rapper’s Pizza Horror Movie SLICE Surprise VOD Release Today

A24’s has amassed an enviable catalog of quality horror movies in its relatively short existence; founded in 2012, the studio has given us The Witch, Green Room, The Blackcoat’s Daughter, It Comes at Night, The Killing of a Sacred Deer, and Hereditary among many others—and that’s just in the past 3 years. Something we’ve been keeping our eyes on for a while at Dread Central is Slice, a pizza-themed horror comedy starring Chance the Rapper, also being released by A24.

It turns out, A24 has given Slice the same treatment The Cloverfield Paradox got: It’s been dropped on VOD and On Demand without any warning and (as opposed to a film released immediately following the Super Bowl) extremely little fanfare. While I’m not complaining about getting Slice sooner than I expected, I have to wonder if the move reflects a lack of confidence on the part of A24.

This means, of course, that Slice won’t be coming soon to select theaters near you. According to The Wrap, who broke the news:

A24 hosted a premiere for Slice in Chance’s hometown of Chicago, along with simulcast screenings in 20 additional cities across the country. Alas, as of right now, that’s all the big screen time the movie will see. A24 has no plans to release Slice in additional theaters.

Slice is written and directed by Austin Vesely; besides Chance, the film stars Zazie Beetz, Hannibal Buress, and Joe Keery. You can check out the synopsis and trailer below.

When a pizza delivery driver is murdered on the job, the city searches for someone to blame: ghosts? drug dealers? a disgraced werewolf?

Are you a fan of A24’s movies? Are you excited to check out Slice now that it’s made its surprise debut on VOD and On Demand? Sound off in the comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram!



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