Screambox might not be a household name like Shudder yet, but they’ve been doing some tremendous work this year. They were the first to get the streaming rights to Freddy’s Nightmares and even cleaned up the show a bit. Now, they’re getting the exclusive North American streaming rights to Terrifier 2. According to Deadline (weird that Deadline would have an exclusive about Bloody Disgusting), the movie will release in theaters this Halloween season and play at some genre film festivals and then go to Screambox.
Writer-Director Damien Leone returns with David Howard Thornton as Art the Clown. Yes, Art died in the first film, but he’s back thanks to a sinister presence, and he’ll rein terror on the residents of Miles County. On Halloween night he returns and sets his sights on new prey: a teenage girl and her little brother. Lauren LaVera stars as Sienna with Samantha Scaffidi returning as Victoria Heyes. In addition, horror veteran Felissa Rose makes an appearance.
Bloody Disgusting and Screambox Managing Director Brad Miska had this to say about the deal:
The Terrifier franchise embodies everything that’s great about the iconic slasher flicks of the 80s and 90s. It’s nostalgic, it’s dark, it’s bloody, so it’s no wonder the movie—and especially Art the Clown—have become a staple for horror and Halloween fans alike. Fans are not prepared for what they’re about to experience.
Damien Leone had this to say:
Just like our incredible fan base, Bloody Disgusting immediately recognized the film’s franchise potential and acknowledged Art the Clown as a new and formidable presence in the genre. It was encouraging to find the perfect home for our batshit crazy, no holds barred, balls-to-the-wall horror film after three arduous years of production, a global pandemic and endless gallons of blood. Our goal was to create a horror film that was boundary-pushing, fresh yet old-school and demented as hell. You know…a film you can take the kids to! We are thrilled to finally answer that once dreaded question…’So, when does Terrifier 2 come out?!
Screambox is a horror-themed streaming service from Bloody Disgusting. Check them out at their website: Screambox.com!
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