EXCLUSIVE: LA-based Bleiberg Entertainment has picked up worldwide rights to Curse Of The Sin Eater, a horror pic starring Carter Shimp ((Alexander Payne’s The Holdovers, The Year Between), Elizabeth Laidlaw (Good Guy with A Gun), and Marcelo Wright (Chicago P.D).
Bleiberg will present the film to international distributors at the upcoming American Film Market.
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Directed by Justin Denton, the pic tells the story of Rick, a poor construction worker, who makes a deal with a dying business mogul to inherit his business empire and property worth billions. The deal is that once the man dies, Rick must eat a lavish meal of the dead man’s corpse. In doing so, he unwittingly inherits the many gruesome sins and crimes the billionaire committed in order to build his fortune. Rick’s newfound wealth and lifestyle are soon interrupted by increasingly disturbing and dangerous visions of the billionaire’s victims. Rick comes to understand that his inheritance is not a blessing but a terrifying curse that threatens his life, his loved ones, and even his very soul.
Director Denton is best known for his work on animated and immersive works. His live immersive theater VR project, Chained: A Victorian Nightmare, had sold-out runs in LA and NY.
Pic is written by Adam Davis and Will Corona Pilgrim. Producer is Carl Choi for Six Studios. Negotiations were handled for both parties by Robert M. Nau, Esq.
“We couldn’t be more excited to be part of this terrifying film, which is filled with a profound story and shocking imagery that will stay with you long after the credits roll,” said Ariel Bleiberg, Head of Acquisitions and Development at Bleiberg.
Check out the film’s artwork below.
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