Nightmare Cinema is a horror anthology arriving in select theaters and VOD platforms beginning June 21st. Participating directors are Alejandro Brugués (Juan of the Dead), Ryûhei Kitamura (Midnight Meat Train), David Slade (Hard Candy), Mick Garris (Sleepwalkers), and Joe Dante (Gremlins). You can check out the synopsis and trailer below.
Five strangers converge at a haunted movie theater owned by The Projectionist (Mickey Rourke). Once inside, the audience members witness a series of screenings that shows them their deepest fears and darkest secrets over five tales.
But the spirit of collaboration and celebration that birthed Nightmare Cinema won’t end once the film is released. Deadline reports that three of the filmmakers are launching an ongoing series of fan-favorite horror movie screenings:
Cranked Up Films, the genre-specialized distribution arm of Good Deed Entertainment, and AMC Networks’ Shudder, the premium streaming service for horror and thrillers, are launching a curated screening series that centers on filmmakers showcasing their own work and the work of their creative influences.
The series kickoff will be June 14 at the Hayworth Theater in Los Angeles with a triple feature of films followed by stage interviews with the directors of each film. The bill will be Sleepwalkers with Mick Garris, Juan of the Dead with Alejandro Brugués, and Piranha with Joe Dante.
We’ll keep you posted on future screenings from the twisted minds behind Nightmare Cinema as they are announced. Stay tuned and check back often.