RLJE Acquires Fangoria and Chelsea Stardust's SATANIC PANIC
So much of this sentence is exciting. RLJE is constantly scouting and finding new genre work that is brilliant. Mandy, Housewife, Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich, it’s continually growing their library of horror and fringe affair films. Coming hot out of Overlook Film Festival, RLJE has announced the acquisition of Satanic Panic, the new film from up-and-comer Chelsea Stardust.
Stardust cut her teeth at Blumhouse before venturing out and doing a lot of behind the scenes work and recently contributing to the Into the Dark anthology series on Hulu. Now, alongside Fangoria, Chelsea Stardust has made Satanic Panic, drawing inspiration from films such as Rosemary’s Baby, Jennifer’s Body and The Evil Dead.
WHAT?! This is going to be awesome.
RLJE FILMS ACQUIRES FANGORIA’s “SATANIC PANIC”
From the Producers of “Bone Tomahawk” and “Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich”
LOS ANGELES, June 4, 2019 –RLJE Films (NASDAQ: RLJE) has acquired the highly anticipated horror film SATANIC PANIC. The latest in the line-up from the recently re-launched FANGORIA, and based on a story by Grady Hendrix (Mohawk) and Ted Geoghegan (We Are Still Here), the film was written by Hendrix and directed by Chelsea Stardust (Hulu’s “Into the Dark”). SATANIC PANIC stars Hayley Griffith (The Drew), Ruby Modine (Happy Death Day), Michael Polish (Before I Wake), Jerry O’Connell (“Billions”) and Rebecca Romijn (X-Men Franchise). The film will be released in theaters and on VOD and Digital HD on September 6, 2019.
“We could not be more excited to be releasing the instant classic, SATANIC PANIC,” said Mark Ward, Chief Acquisitions Officer of RLJE Films. “Chelsea Stardust is a filmmaker on the rise and we know audiences will line up to see this completely original and wild film from FANGORIA.”
In SATANIC PANIC, a pizza delivery girl at the end of her financial rope has to fight for her life – and her tips – when her last order of the night turns out to be for high society Satanists in need of a virgin sacrifice.
SATANIC PANIC world premiered at this year’s Overlook Film Festival. It was produced by Dallas Sonnier, Adam Goldworm (My Friend Dahmer) and Amanda Presmyk (Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich).
Charles Dorfman and David Gilbery are executive producers for Media Finance Capital. Phil Nobile Jr. (Horror Noire) and Danielle Cox (The Standoff at Sparrow Creek) are executive producers for FANGORIA.
The movie was negotiated by Ward and Jess De Leo for RLJE Films and Sonnier on behalf of the filmmakers. Double Dutch International is handling foreign sales of the film.