Tuesday, June 10, 2014

RELEASE UPDATE - THE POSSESSION OF MICHAEL KING Coming to Theater - Break the Naming Convention Cycle!

There is a naming convention trend that I find somewhat irritating. Sure I love Let's Scary Jessica to Death and the Reincarnation of Peter Proud, but when we start doing the Possession of + Name game I lose interest just a little. Same thing holds true for the Haunting in + Location game. This goes right up there with the "heads" movie posters that became ever so famous post-Scream. That being said, let's hope that The Possession of Michael King from Anchor Bay transcends the trend. 

This is David Jung's first movie. Let's wish him well.

Full release notes below.


IN THEATERS: August 22, 2014
AVAILABLE ON VOD: August 26, 2014

CAST: Shane Johnson, Ella Anderson, Cara Pifko, Dale Dickey, Julie McNiven, Tomas Arana
WRITERS: Story by David Jung and Tedi Sarafian, Screenplay by David Jung
DIRECTOR: David Jung

SYNOPSIS: Michael King (Shane Johnson) doesn’t believe in God or The Devil. Following the sudden death of his wife, the documentary filmmaker decides to make his next film about the search for the existence of the supernatural. Michael decides to make himself the center of the experiment - allowing demonologists, necromancers, and various practitioners of the occult to try the deepest and darkest spells and rituals they can find on him - in the hopes that when they fail, he’ll once and for all have proof that religion, spiritualism, and the paranormal are nothing more than myth. But something does happen. An evil and horrifying force has taken over Michael King. And it will not let him go. Dale Dickey (IRON MAN 3), Tomas Arana(GLADIATOR), and Julie McNiven (“Mad Men”) co-star in this intense supernatural spine-tingler from the producers of WHITE NOISE and THE HAUNTING IN CONNECTICUT.

DISTRIBUTOR: Anchor Bay Films

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