Looks like we have more American Film Market-based horror movie news on our hands, so let's skip the pleasantries and get down to it.
First we have a poster and synopsis for BACKMASK , the latest horror film from CONAN and FRIDAY THE 13th remake director Marcus Nispel. The paranormal possession flick stars Brittany Curran, Gage Golightly, Nick Nicotera, Kelly Blatz, Brett Dier, Michael Ormsby and Nick Nordella.
During a sex, drugs, and rock-fueled party, six small-town teenagers find an old vinyl record and decide to play it backwards in order to listen for any subliminal/satanic messages. Lo and behold, a seemingly malevolent spirit quickly infiltrates the group, wreaking havoc as it moves from one body to another. Eventually, however, it's revealed that the spirit in question is actually trying to convey a message...and that the real source of horror isn't particularly paranormal, but rather something (or someone) much closer to home.
Next up is the poster and extended synopsis for SCHISM, the latest from filmmaking duo Adam Gierasch and Jace Anderson (NIGHT OF THE DEMONS 2009, FERTILE GROUND) starring Callum Blue, Ashlynn Yennie (pictured below), and Vinnie Jones.
Blue plays Dylan White, who leads a normal, if boring, life. Having woken from a coma 8 months before with absolutely no memory of who he is or where he's from, he's looking to start again with as little drama as possible. He has a job that takes no effort and a girlfriend that gives the right amount of commitment to fit easily into his purposefully empty life. He is just fine with rolling along, going with the flow, until he begins unexplainably sliding between our world and another dimension; a world filled with unimaginable horror sand one in which he has no control.
As he recalls more and more tiny snippets of information from these switches in reality, it dawns on Dylan that he has at some point in his forgotten life, committed a horrible crime and that he is getting glimpses of his afterlife - his own personal hell.
His only chance to avoid it is to right his wrong. Can Dylan discover his sins before he's condemned to eternal damnation? Or is he about to find out what really happens when your past comes back to haunt you?Neither film have procured release dates as of yet, but both are in post-production and will likely see release sometime next year. What do you guys think? Are these posters and premises getting you stoked to see BACKMASK and SCHISM? Talk back with your thoughts below...