Sony Pictures Releasing SLAUGHTERHOUSE RULEZ from Simon Pegg and Nick Frost Owned Production Company
British comedy superstars Simon Pegg and Nick Frost are well known for their bombastic humor and their love of the genre. Whether it’s the classic Shaun of the Dead, apocalyptic thriller The World’s End or even their venture into stoner sci-fi Paul, the pair truly just love jumping around horror and it’s fringe. Now, they’re getting directly involved and are starring and producing in the upcoming Slaughterhouse Rulez from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. A dark comedy creature feature, be sure to find yourself a copy when it drops in select theaters May 17th and on home video June 18th.
Welcome to Slaughterhouse, an elite boarding school where boys and girls are groomed for power and greatness…until their well-organized world is thrown into a bloody mess. In dark comedy SLAUGHTERHOUSE RULEZ, debuting on Digital and in select theaters May 17 and on DVD June 18 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, pupils and teachers become embroiled in a battle with a hoard of subterranean monsters, unleashed from a gaping frack site sinkhole, wreaking havoc on the school grounds.
Asa Butterfield (TV’s “Sex Education,” Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children), Finn Cole (TV’s“Peaky Blinders”) and Hermione Corfield (Pride and Prejudice and Zombies) star alongside Michael Sheen (TV’s “Good Omens,” The Twilight Saga). Simon Pegg (the Mission Impossible and Star Trek franchises) and Nick Frost (Fighting With My Family, Shaun of the Dead) appear in the film and serve as executive producers.
Welcome to Slaughterhouse, an elite boarding school where boys and girls are groomed for power and greatness...and they’re about to meet their match. This ancient and ordered world is about to be shaken to its foundations - literally - when a controversial frack site on prized school woodland causes seismic tremors, a mysterious sinkhole and an unspeakable horror is unleashed. Soon a new pecking order will be established as pupils, teachers and the school matron become locked in a bloody battle for survival.
SLAUGHTERHOUSE RULEZ is executive produced by Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Diego Suarez Chialvo and Josephine Rose. The story by Luke Passmore and Crispian Mills & Henry Fitzherbert inspires the screenplay written by Mills and Fitzherbert. The film is produced by Charlotte Walls, co-produced by Huberta Von Liel and directed by Crispian Mills.
SLAUGHTERHOUSE RULEZ has a run time of approximately 104 minutes and is rated R for bloody violence, language throughout, sexual content and some drug use