Indie Phenom THE SAMARITANS Snags Worldwide Distribution

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At Dread Central, we pride ourself on being a platform for up-and-comers and indie filmmakers to showcase their works, and we’re thrilled when the projects we feature continue to make waves. Last March, we were honored to unveil the official poster for the horror shocker The Samaritans; today, we’re happy to announce the film has snagged worldwide distribution through Cardinal XD!

Here’s the scoop from this morning’s press release:

The new thrilling film The Samaritans which is currently available on all major VOD platforms in North America through VIVA Pictures has now inked a worldwide deal with Cardinal XD.

The six-person four-day feature film The Samaritans has taken the internet by storm when released in April and now will continue worldwide.  “Cardinal XD is a worldwide media sales and acquisitions company, that works to secure the sale, acquisition, delivery, and distribution for a wide range of film and television content, of all budget levels. Committed to transparent, ethical trade practices, yet aggressive, sales approach. Cardinal tailors efforts to meet the needs and interests of producers, buyers, platforms, and the film or television content licensed.  Cardinal XD is a market focused company, that attends a range of major and minor film and television markets, including AFM, Cannes Festival, Berlinale, Toronto Film Festival, Hong Kong Film Market, MIPCOM, MIPTV, and NATPE, among others.  Acquiring content of all genres, with an emphasis on original, marketable, high concept, well-executed film, and television projects.”

The Samaritans tells the story of four co-workers who get together to finish a project at their manager’s home. They haven’t actually met face to face and they discover they have more in common than the new App they are perfecting. As they piece together their histories, they realize that each of them has a deadly secret that could reveal a way out or seal their fates. Their pasts have provoked a vengeful force to show them the errors in their ways. The home they have been summoned to becomes their court and their prison. Can they prove that history doesn’t repeat itself? Can they redeem themselves before time runs out? Will they figure out their fateful bond before revenge has its way with them?

The Samaritans is written and directed by Doug Bollinger; the film stars Keith Collins, Annelise Nielsen, and Timothy Laurel Harrison. Give the trailer a spin below.

Congratulation to the cast and crew of The Samaritans!



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