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First stills, behind-the-scenes footage and release dates for Neill Blomkamp’s “DEMONIC”

Thursday, April 29, 2021 | News

By MICHAEL GINGOLD

The creator of DISTRICT 9 is going for serious supernatural scares in his latest film.

IFC Midnight has announced that DEMONIC, written and directed by Neill Blomkamp, will open in theaters August 20, followed by VOD/digital platforms August 27. The distributor has also released the photos seen above and below, as well as behind-the-scenes 8mm footage. Carly Pope, Chris William Martin, Michael Rogers and Nathalie Boltt star; the synopsis: “A young woman unleashes terrifying demons when supernatural forces at the root of a decades-old rift between mother and daughter are ruthlessly revealed in this horror-thriller.”

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.