Vertical Entertainment Enters Mickey Keating’s Pod

Mickey Keating is a name that all horror fans are becoming increasing familiar with, thanks to films like Ultra Violence and Ritual. Up next he traps a sinister entity in Pod, which premiered at SXSW last month and is soon available for mass consumption. Read on!

Screen Daily reports today that Vertical Entertainment has picked up the North American rights to the thriller, with plans to release it theatrically and digitally day-and-date in autumn. No specific date has been set, though we’ll be sure to keep you posted.

In the meantime, check out the plot crunch below, along with a teaser clip.

Written and directed by Keating, the film stars Lauren Ashley Carter, Dean Cates, Larry Fessenden, Brian Morvant and John Weselcouch.


After receiving a troubling voicemail, estranged siblings Ed and Lyla travel to their isolated family lake house in Maine to hold an intervention on their increasingly paranoid, war veteran brother, Martin. But the situation rapidly spirals out of control when they discover the house completely ransacked and learn that Martin has constructed an elaborate and horrifying conspiracy theory surrounding a sinister entity that he believes he has trapped in the basement.

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