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Barbara Crampton experiences a “DEAD NIGHT”; trailer, poster and release info

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 | News

By MICHAEL GINGOLD

Horror fave Barbara Crampton stars in the terror-in-the-woods opus DEAD NIGHT, which sees release next month. Read on for the details, trailer and poster.

DEAD NIGHT, which Crampton discussed with us (plus exclusive photos) here under its original title APPLECART, comes to select theaters (see list below) and VOD July 27 from Dark Sky Films. Bradford Baruh directed from a script by Irving Walker, and the cast also includes Brea Grant (pictured above), Crampton’s YOU’RE NEXT co-star AJ Bowen, Sophie Dalah, Elise Luthman, Joshua Hoffman and Daniel Roebuck. The synopsis: “James [Bowen] and his wife Casey [Grant] load up their two teenage kids and head out to a remote cabin in Oregon for a weekend trip. When James heads into the snowy forest in search of firewood, he encounters an enigmatic woman passed out in the snow. Bringing her back to the cabin for help, the family has no way of knowing that the woman’s presence is the catalyst for a series of events that will change their lives forever.”

The movie is currently set to open at the following theaters:

  • Cinema Village, New York  
  • Alamo Drafthouse, Houston, TX 
  • Alamo Drafthouse, Winchester, VA 
  • Gateway Film Center, Columbus, OH  
  • Clinton St. Theatre, Portland, OR  

Michael Gingold
Michael Gingold (RUE MORGUE's Head Writer) has been covering the world of horror cinema for over three decades, and spent 28 years as a writer and editor for FANGORIA magazine and its website. In addition to RUE MORGUE, he currently writes for BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH, SCREAM, IndieWire.com, TIME OUT, DELIRIUM and others. His book THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO MONSTER MOVIES (FAB Press) is out this fall, and he has contributed liner notes and featurettes to a number of Blu-ray and DVD releases. Among his screenplay credits are SHADOW: DEAD RIOT and LEECHES!, and he is currently working on THE DOLL with director Dante Tomaselli.