You could be one of four lucky people to catch Ryan Reynolds' Buried while... buried?
BURIED, from director Rodrigo Cortés and starring Ryan Reynolds about a truck driver who inexplicably wakes up buried six feet underground, will be playing next month at this year's Fantastic Fest.
And to celebrate, they're going to bury you alive for your cinematic viewing pleasure!
As part of the "Rolling Roadshow" screening series the weekend prior to the opening of the festival, the "Rolling Roadshow of One" will enlist four random brave souls to view the entire film while actually buried! I'm going to assume there's little-to-no risk of you dying while this happens.
You can read the official press release below, and if you're morbidly curious and in the area, you can RSVP for the event RIGHT HERE.
Fantastic Fest runs September 23 - 30th in Austin, Texas.
Fantastic Fest will host a Gala Screening of Buried at The Paramount Theatre on Thursday, September 23, with Ryan Reynolds and director Rodrigo Cortés in attendance, as part of their opening night programming of the festival.
Buried, which Lionsgate will release in select theaters on September 24th and wide on October 8th, stars Reynolds as a truck driver and family man who wakes up six feet underground with no idea of who put him there or why. Buried with only a cell phone and a lighter, his contact with the outside world and ability to piece together clues that could help him discover his location are maddeningly limited.
“Buried is the most unique and compelling thriller I have seen in years. The festival is honored to screen what we feel is going to be the ‘buzz’ film of the season,” said Fantastic Fest co-founder Tim League.
In celebration of the much buzzed about film, Fantastic Fest will also present the film as part of their “Rolling Roadshow” screening series the weekend prior to the opening of the festival. The unprecedented “Rolling Roadshow of One” goes beyond the bounds of sanity by enlisting four souls to view the entire film while buried! The Rolling Roadshow is the Alamo Drafthouse’s nationwide tour of famous movies in famous places. Previous screenings have included Close Encounters of the Third Kind at Devil’s Tower in Wyoming, Escape from Alcatraz on Alcatraz Island and more recently The Blues Brothers at Old Joliet Prison.
“The Rolling Roadshow is all about finding that unique film viewing experience with the perfect combination of movie and setting. It’s traditionally been a communal experience of seeing a film outdoors with hundreds of people. But for this event, we’re putting an even cooler twist on the concept, because some movies are perfect for seeing while buried,” said Fantastic Fest co-founder Tim League.
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