Shudder, AMC Networks’ popular streaming service for horror, just nabbed rights for Sundance Film Festival 2024 Midnighter In a Violent Nature, Variety reports today.
The news arrives hot on the hells of Sundance’s lineup announcement this morning. Look for the film sometime in 2024, release date to be announced.
Shudder’s upcoming slasher follows “the enigmatic resurrection, rampage, and retribution of an undead monster in a remote wilderness.”
Chris Nash wrote and directed In a Violent Nature.
The film is produced by Shudder as a Shudder Original and is also produced by Peter Kuplowsky, and Shannon Hanmer.
“In a Violent Nature is the culmination of a creative partnership between myself, Chris Nash and fellow producer Shannon Hanmer,” Kuplowsky, who is also the lead programmer for the Toronto International Film Festival’s Midnight Madness section in addition to producing this film, told Variety. “We’re ecstatic and thankful that it has led to a collaboration with Shudder, whose support and enthusiasm is extraordinary and humbling. Nash’s vision cuts between the atmospheric creeping dread of ‘Skinamarink’ and the shocking gore of ‘When Evil Lurks,’ both Shudder Originals, so this is truly a match made in horror heaven.”
“In a Violent Nature is a tremendous new slasher. We’re thrilled for you to meet Johnny, whose reign of terror honors the iconic subgenre while taking audiences on a singular and brutal new journey within it,” said Samuel Zimmerman, Shudder’s vice president of programming. “Chris Nash’s bold perspective represents the best of Shudder, marrying the genre’s traditions with its exhilarating next steps.”
The new slasher continues Shudder’s streak for premiering films and Sundance. Last year saw the World Premiere of Birth/Rebirth. Previous Shudder titles that debuted at Sundance also includes Speak No Evil, La Llorona, and Scare Me.
Stay tuned for more details on In a Violent Nature as they arrive, as well as upcoming Sundance coverage from Bloody Disgusting.