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Exclusive clip, theaters set: The wrong “SHORTCUT” leads to terror

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 | Exclusive, News

By MICHAEL GINGOLD

The creature feature/survival thriller hits over 600 drive-ins and indoor theaters this Friday, September 25.

Produced in Italy and shot in English, SHORTCUT is released by Gravitas Ventures and will have Thursday-night showings at certain venues; it arrives on VOD and digital platforms December 22. Directed by Alessio Liguori from a screenplay by Daniele Cosci, it stars Jack Kane, Zak Sutcliffe, Andrei Claude, Sophie Jane Oliver and Terence Anderson. The synopsis: “SHORTCUT follows a group of five classmates trapped inside their school bus after a mysterious creature invades the road. Every passing minute decreases their survival chances against the constant threats of that unknown entity.” Click here to find a theater playing SHORTCUT near you and to buy tickets.

Michael Gingold
Michael Gingold (RUE MORGUE's Head Writer) has been covering the world of horror cinema for over three decades, and spent 28 years as a writer and editor for FANGORIA magazine and its website. In addition to RUE MORGUE, he currently writes for BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH, SCREAM, IndieWire.com, TIME OUT, DELIRIUM and others. His book THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO MONSTER MOVIES (FAB Press) is out this fall, and he has contributed liner notes and featurettes to a number of Blu-ray and DVD releases. Among his screenplay credits are SHADOW: DEAD RIOT and LEECHES!, and he is currently working on THE DOLL with director Dante Tomaselli.