Anthony DiBlasi is a well-known name in indie horror circles; the Boston-born filmmaker has directed Dread and The Last Shift among other popular creepers. Today brings word that DiBlasi’s next feature, a haunt-themed shocker dubbed Extremity, has been acquired by Dread Central Presents. Rue Morgue broke the news while dropping the impressive poster below.
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Official Synopsis: Extremity is a psychological journey, stylized and surreal, based on the latest craze captivating horror junky audiences…extreme haunts. Allison [Christina] is an emotionally troubled young woman in her 20s who believes that confronting her trauma might be a means of exorcising her demons. She signs up for a trip to Perdition, in which the only certainty is the promised experience of absolute, unadulterated terror. But the most purely frightening thing on display will prove to be Allison’s own twisted psyche…
Per Rue Morgue:
EXTREMITY will be released later this year as part of Epic Pictures’ Dread Central Presents line, with select theatrical bookings to be followed by VOD and Blu-ray exposure. David Bond produced the movie with Corinne Ferguson and scripted it based on concepts by Scott Swan, and the cast is headed by Dana Christina, Chad Rook, Playboy and Sports Illustrated cover model Ashley Smith in her first feature, J. LaRose (from the INSIDIOUS and SAW franchises), Ami Tomite (MEATBALL MACHINE KODOKU) and cult gore filmmaker Yoshihiro Nishimura (TOKYO GORE POLICE, HELLDRIVER), who also created the makeup effects. Simon Sayce, who constructed the HELLRAISER puzzlebox and Decker’s mask for NIGHTBREED, crafted EXTREMITY’s horrific masks.
We don’t have a trailer or exact release date yet, but we’ll keep you posted as details emerge. Stay tuned!