IFC Films and Shudder have acquired rights for North America, the UK and Ireland to Image Nation Abu Dhabi and Spooky Pictures’ Late Night With The Devil.
IFC plans to give the supernatural horror film an exclusive theatrical release and Shudder will stream the title at a later date. AGC is handling the international sales at the AFM. Cameron and Colin Cairnes wrote, directed, and edited the film
Late night with the Devil
, which stars David Dastmalchian in a charismatic talk-show host whose live broadcast unleashes unexpected evil into nation’s living room. Derek Dastmalchian, Mat Govoni and Steven Schneider produced the film for Image Nation Abu Dhabi. Spooky Pictures Future Pictures and Good Fiend Films. The film premiered at SXSW, and has since been screened at Fantasia Festival and Sydney Film Festival. It was also screened at BIFAN and Sitges, where it won the award for best screenplay. Emily Gotto, Shudder’s vice president of global co-productions and acquisitions, said: “Late night with the Devil
is an exhilarating example of how horror continues to present exciting and new storytelling.” We are delighted to partner up with Cameron and Colin as well as Image Nation and Spooky pictures on the release of this film. We continue to work with the industry’s best filmmakers. The film’s success at international festivals has exceeded our wildest dreams and we can’t be more excited to embark on this exciting next phase of the movie journey with these fantastic partner.”