IFC Midnight acquired North American rights to Austin Reading’s genre-bending horror sci-fi, Darkness Rising.
Haunted by a mysterious past, the lone survivor of a family massacre revisits her childhood home on the eve of its destruction, awakening the otherworldly evil that resides there.
The film stars Katrina Law (“Arrow,” “Spartacus”), Bryce Johnson (Willow Creek, “Pretty Little Liars”), Tara Holt (“Californication,” “Ballers”) and featuring horror legend Ted Raimi (Evil Dead, “Xena,” “Ash vs Evil Dead”).
The film was produced by Storyboard Entertainment’s Jason Potash and Paul Finkel and Compass Entertainment’s Marcus Dean Fuller and Julie S. Fuller. Ruth Du and Harris Kauffman co-producing, with the screenplay by Vikram Weet.