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Horror Thriller “High Voltage”

SP Releasing will release writer/director Alex Keledjian’s horror thriller HIGH VOLTAGE, set within the gritty and competitive Los Angeles music scene, releasing in limited theaters and on-demand on Friday, October 19th through SP Releasing’s output deal with Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. The film will open in at least ten cities, including New York City, Los Angeles, Boston, Chicago, Detroit, and more, and will also be available on all major digital platforms same day. DVD and Blu-Ray release will follow November 20th.

Written, produced and directed by Alex Keledjian (Project Greenlight; FEAST), the film stars David Arquette (SCREAM 1-4; EIGHT LEGGED FREAKS), Allie Gonino (The Red Road; GEOGRAPHY CLUB), Perrey Reeves (Entourage; OLD SCHOOL), and Luke Wilson (OLD SCHOOL; Roadies).

A struggling rock band, led by washed-out rock star Jimmy Kleen (Arquette), strikes a deal with cynical record executive Rick (Wilson). Things take a sinister turn when the band’s lead singer, Rachel (Gonino), and her controlling stage mother, Barb (Reeves) both get struck by lightning and killed. Rachel is brought back to life, but she is different than before: confident, sexy, with an irresistible stage presence. Lightning courses through her veins and she uses her new supernatural electrical powers to drain the life from men and turn it into electrifying stage performances. Her bandmates, including guitarist Scott (Donowho), discover her dark secret, and have to decide just how far are they are willing to let her go to help them succeed. As Jimmy says, “You can’t have rock n’ roll without electricity.”

HIGH VOLTAGE, formerly known as HOLLOW BODY, was produced by Michael D. Jones (CABIN FEVER; KILL THE IRISHMAN), Ryan Gibson (Stan Against Evil; Fear the Walking Dead), Dwjuan Fox (XX; ARMED) and Mitch Waxman (FREAKS). The film is also making a world premiere festival debut at the first-ever Film Fest 919 (http://filmfest919.com), taking place October 3-7 in Chapel Hill, NC.

HIGH VOLTAGE is a mashup of genres combining horror, thriller, musical, and noir into a bloody and beautiful rock n’ roll fantasy. Industry vet Keledjian, creator of Project Greenlight—no stranger to behind-the-scenes drama—also wrote the rocking soundtrack: “The script and the score are based on my experiences of living and working in Hollywood, and the scope and spectacle of film is the perfect vehicle to tell this story. SP Releasing just ‘got’ that, and is releasing it in theaters, which for me is a dream come true.”

Shot in luscious anamorphic widescreen, with vivid colors and extreme angles, the film drapes a golden sheen over the seedy business of show, slowly piercing the veil of the glamour of Hollywood and revealing the broken dreams, dark secrets, and unholy pacts that power the klieg lights.

SP Releasing chairman and CEO Steven Paul, whose previous credits include Marvel’s GHOST RIDER and Paramount’s GHOST IN THE SHELL, is thrilled to partner with the filmmakers for the US release of the picture. He says, “[Alex] Keledjian brought together a wealth of cast and crew, and their efforts have resulted in a powerful movie, with a relevant story, and we couldn’t be prouder to be a part of the journey.” The deal was negotiated for Keledjian by David Pierce of Pierce Law Group, LLC, and Jason Price on behalf of SP Releasing.

SP Releasing’s recent theatrical release slate includes the adaptation of The New York Timesbestseller THE PIRATES OF SOMALIA, staring Evan Peters and Al Pacino; the western-thriller THE SCENT OF RAIN & LIGHTNING with Maika Monroe (It Follows) and Maggie Grace (Lost); and the drama-thriller MADTOWN, toplined by This is Us star Milo Ventimiglia.

HIGH VOLTAGE

Genre: Musical Thriller, Horror, Drama

Running Time: 91:30 Minutes

Rating: NR

Language: English

Starring:

David Arquette – Jimmy Kleen

Allie Gonino – Rachel Swann

Ryan Donowho – Scott Welles

with

Perrey Reeves – Barb Swanovski

and

Luke Wilson – Rick Roland

Director: Alex Keledjian

Written by: Alex Keledjian

Producers: Alex Keledjian | Michael J. Jones | Ryan Gibson | Dwjuan Fox | Evan Astrowsky

HEATHERS BATHROOM INSTALLATION AT NYCC!

HEATHERS is taking over New York Comic Con! This weekend while at the Javits Center, visit the bathrooms to see the HEATHERS installation featuring series artwork and cast portraits. HEATHERS premieres on the Paramount Network in 2018.

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Based on the 1988 cult classic film of the same name, HEATHERS is a pitch-black comedy anthology set in the present day as heroine Veronica Sawyer (Grace Victoria Cox) and boyfriend J.D. (James Scully) deal with a very different but equally vicious group of Heathers — Heather Chandler (Melanie Field), Heather Duke (Brendan Scannell) and Heather McNamara (Jasmine Mathews). Original HEATHERS cast member Shannen Doherty guest stars along with Selma Blair and Casey Wilson.

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Interscope Records Releases An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power (Music From The Motion Picture) On August 4


Santa Monica, California, August 4, 2017 — Interscope Records releases An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power (Music From The Motion Picture) today, August 4. The album includes the film’s original score composed by four-time EMMY® winner Jeff Beal (House of Cards, Pollock), plus OneRepublic’s song “Truth To Power” which was written and produced for the film by Ryan Tedder and T Bone Burnett. An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power (Music From The Motion Picture) is available for streaming and digital download via all participating digital retailers-HERE.

“The opportunity to help tell this next chapter of Al Gore’s unstoppable resolve to protect our home planet’s health was a great honor for me,” says composer Jeff Beal. “Directors Bonni Cohen and Jon Shenk have made a truly personal and powerful film; it’s a call to move beyond politics towards hope and solutions we can all embrace. I hope this music will inspire us all to our better selves and to do the right thing for mother earth.”  

Paramount Pictures and Participant Media present an Actual Films Production of “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power.” A decade after AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH brought climate change into the heart of popular culture comes the riveting and rousing follow-up that shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution. Vice President Al Gore continues his tireless fight traveling around the world training an army of climate champions and influencing international climate policy. Cameras follow him behind the scenes – in moments both private and public, funny and poignant — as he pursues the inspirational idea that while the stakes have never been higher, the perils of climate change can be overcome with human ingenuity and passion.

The track-listing for An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power (Music From The Motion Picture) is as follows:
Ten Years Later (Main Title Theme)

Man On A Mission 

Greenland 

View From Space 

The Moulin 

Feed The Beast 

Projected Sea Levels 

Fear New Information 

Two Feet At A Time 

Good Time To Run Things 

Paris Accord 

Provide For Their People 

Chronic Smog 

Tacloban 

Water Cycle 

Paris 

Demands From India 

Senseless Terror 

Stand With You

Common Sense 

Political Power 

Repeating The Pattern 

100 Year Storm 

Solar Power 

Texas Wind Farms 

Discover Launch 

Arc Of History 

Truth To Power by OneRepublic 

 

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