Producer Zach Green has a new film premiering this summer. Heir is the story of a father/son road trip gone horribly wrong.
Heir‘s actors and filmmakers have made frequent appearances on SML. Our minions try to keep an eyeball on all the latest horror news. We have previously reported on many of Bill Oberst, Jr.’s projects, including Circus of the Dead. You can also check out this review of Familiar.
Heir will premiere at the Fantasia film festival in Montreal this summer. Lasting from July 16-August 4, 2015, Fantasia attracts well over 100,000 attendees each year and is “widely considered to be one of the largest and most influential fantastic film festivals in the world.”
Here is the press release about Heir from Fatal Pictures, followed by a series of set photos. We’ll keep you up to date as more information becomes available.
FATAL PICTURES – HEIR PRESS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FATAL PICTURES, in association with RED SNEAKERS MEDIA, is proud to announce HEIR – A touching tale of father & son from the filmmakers that brought you WORM, FAMILIAR, REMOTE & THE LAST HALLOWEEN. This practical effects horror short is a monster movie unlike any other. It is a bleak and fantastical examination of one of society’s darkest taboos that aims to stimulate the mind and wrench the gut with equal power.
Starring Bill Oberst, Jr. (RESOLUTION, CIRCUS OF THE DEAD, TAKE THIS LOLLIPOP) and Robert Nolan (FAMILIAR, BERKSHIRE COUNTRY, SILENT RETREAT). Written and directed by Richard Powell (WORM, FAMILIAR). Produced by FATAL PICTURES’ Zach Green and Richard Powell (WORM, FAMILIAR) in association with Marc Roussel and Ron Basch from RED SNEAKERS MEDIA (REMOTE, THE LAST HALLOWEEN). Associate produced by Seth Metoyer (CELL COUNT, DEADLY REVISIONS, BALLET OF BLOOD), with cinematography by Michael Jari Davidson (SAVE YOURSELF, BERKSHIRE COUNTY & THE LAST HALLOWEEN), special make-up effects by The Butcher Shop (FAMILIAR, THE LAST HALLOWEEN), editing by John Nicholls (SEX AFTER KIDS, THE SWEETEST HIPPOPOTAMUS, THE LAST HALLOWEEN) and music by Christopher Guglick (REMOTE, HOME, THE LAST HALLOWEEN).
After connecting with a stranger of similar interests online, Gordon and his young son Paul, embark on an ill-fated road trip in which Gordon aims to indulge a secret passion. Before the day ends a horrible truth will be uncovered and a harsh lesson will be learned.