RLJE Films has acquired the horror film Trick, which will be available in theaters and on VOD and Digital HD on October 18, 2019. The announcement came from the distributor August 15th. Directed by Patrick Lussier (My Bloody Valentine, Drive Angry) who co-wrote the film with Todd Farmer (Drive Angry), the film stars Omar Epps (“House”), Kristina Reyes (“Blindspot”), Jamie Kennedy (Scream) and Tom Atkins (Escape From New York).
“We’re excited to release Trick just in time for Halloween,” said Mark Ward, Chief Acquisitions Officer at RLJE Films, in a press advisory disseminated by the distributor. “With thrilling plot twists and turns, Trick will have audiences grasping the edge of their seats and will be the start of a terrifying new franchise.”
According to the official plot synopsis:
From the director of My Bloody Valentine and Drive Angry comes the next chapter of Halloween horror. When a small town is visited every Halloween by a masked madman, Detective Mike Denver (Epps) will stop at nothing to discover who he is and how to stop him.
RLJE Films’ recent features include the 2018 Sundance Film Festival hit Mandy from writer/director Panos Cosmatos and starring Nicolas Cage, Andrea Riseborough and Linus Roache; Galveston starring Ben Foster and Elle Fanning and directed by Mélanie Laurent; and The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then The Bigfoot written and directed by Robert Krzykowski and starring Sam Elliott, Aidan Turner and Ron Livingston.