SCREAM FACTORY FILMS BRINGS BRIAN JAMES O'CONNELL'S NEW COMEDIC HORROR FLICK TO THEATERS & VOD THIS SEPTEMBER!
Our dear friends at Scream Factory (who are currently running their SUMMER OF FEAR II sales event) have recently announced their expansion into the realm of theatrical releasing. Their flagship venture is the limited release of BLOODSUCKING BASTARDS!
Synopsis: BLOODSUCKING BASTARDS takes audiences on a hilarious, blood-spattered roller coaster ride in the most terrifying locale of all: the American workplace. The film stars Fran Kranz as Evan Sanders, a low-level, dutiful employee stuck in a boring job at a soul-killing corporation.
Evan’s the kind of guy who does all the work and gets none of the credit, but at least he gets to spend his days with his beautiful co-worker/girlfriend Amanda (Emma Fitzpatrick) and his slacker best friend Tim (Joey Kern), so he soldiers on in the hope of one day getting his coveted sales director position.
Unfortunately, it all falls apart in one fell swoop when Amanda breaks up with him and Evan’s boss Ted (Joel Murray) hands his promotion to his college nemesis Max (Pedro Pascal). And it isn’t just their sordid past Evan has to deal with. After his fellow officemates start going through disturbing changes (which, paradoxically, make them better employees) and bodies begin to pile up, Evan learns the horrible truth: Max is a vampire. And even worse… a vamp with a plan.
Evan must find a way to stop the evil brewing amidst the cubicles, expose Max as the bloodsucking bastard that he is, and save his pals before his life and career go from dead-end… to just dead.
Directed by Brian James O’Connell and penned by the popular comedy troupe Dr. God and Ryan Mitts, BLOODSUCKING BASTARDS recently made its world premiere as the opening night film at the Slamdance Film Festival 2015, and has since played at numerous film festivals to press acclaim and great audience enthusiasm.
The film boasts an all-star cast including Fran Kranz (CABIN IN THE WOODS), Pedro Pascal (GAME OF THRONES), Emma Fitzpatrick (SIGNIFICANT MOTHER, THE COLLECTION), Yvette Yates (INHERENT VICE) with Joel Murray (MAD MEN) and Joey Kern (CABIN FEVER).
BLOODSUCKING BASTARDS opens in select cities and on VOD beginning Sept 4. For more information about the movie, please visit www.bloodsuckingbastards.com!
Scope out the trailer below, and get excited for what looks to be this year's best horror comedy!