03rd Aug2015

Frightfest fave ‘Blood Moon’ gets a US & UK release date

by Stuart Wright

Blood Moon is to be released by StudioCanal in the UK on 5th October. Prior to that the movie is coming out in the US (distributed by Uncork’d), on 1st September. This gothic western, werewolf movie premiered at Frightfest 2014.  Funfact: the 19th century Colorado was recreated  in deepest, darkest Kent, UK; AND Blood Moon is only the second Western to be filmed in the UK, the first being Carry on Cowboy in 1966.

Shaun Dooley (The Women In Black), George Blagden (Vikings), Anna Skellern (The Descent II) and Corey Johnson (Captain Philips) star in BLOOD MOON, a werewolf Western set in a remote mining town where a stagecoach full of passengers are held hostage by two outlaws on the run from the law. But events take an unexpected turn when the group fall prey to a mythical creature known to locals as a skin walker. They must settle their differences and combine their strengths if they re going survive the night of a blood red Moon.

Twelve months later and the film has had great exposure on the international festival circuit, and picked up awards on its travels. Producer Fiona Graham says: “It won the Best Director Award at the Bram Stoker Festival in Whitby, and the Best Film Audience Award at Ravenna Nightmares (Italy).”

A tour of independent UK cinema tour for one-off screenings and Q&As, with guests from cast and crew is being planned. Check out artwork for both the US and UK DVD release of Blood Moon below, and for details on the tour, and more news, see: www.bloodmoonthemovie.com and www.facebook.com/Bloodmoonthemovie

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