EXCLUSIVE: Clay Epstein’s Movie Mode Leisure has beefed up its Cannes slate with a pair of acquisitions that can have their debut screenings on the fest’s 2021 market.
It Crawls Beneath is a horror-thriller from Dale Fabrigar. Michael Pare (The Lincoln Lawyer) and Joseph Almani (Legislation of Attraction) star within the story of a younger cop engaged on his uncle’s basic classic automobile on a secluded ranch when a significant earthquake hits. Uncle Invoice is crushed, and Danny turns into trapped beneath the automobile, making a claustrophobic nightmare. The state of affairs intensifies when one thing horrifying emerges out of the cracks within the floor that leaves Danny combating for his life.
Pic is produced by Suzanne DeLaurentiis, Kevin Goetz, Neil Goetz and Stephen Hornyak, it’s now in post-production. Movie Mode has world-rights. Right here’s a primary look picture:
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Movie Mode has additionally boarded world rights on Santaman, the household journey movie from Bret Stern. DC Douglas (Transformers: Rescue Bots), John Viener (Household Man) and Beau Marie (Fright Evening) star within the pic following the titular Santa – intent on turning “Naughty-Listers” good, Santa turns into a superhero dubbed Santaman. When an evil plot complicates his mission, Santa should band along with two latch key youngsters to discover a option to cease the final word “Naughty-Lister” earlier than Christmas disappears ceaselessly.
Pic has its market screening in Cannes. The primary look is prime of this web page.
“Movie Mode is happy to announce the Cannes World Market Premieres of It Crawls Beneath and Santaman, two excellent examples of high-quality, commercially viable function movies with mass international attraction,” mentioned Epstein.
As Deadline reported earlier this week, Movie Mode may also be repping rights in Cannes to Mayim Bialik’s As Sick As They Made Us, which is starring Dustin Hoffman, Justin Chu Cary and Charlie Weber.