Trailer for The Hangman

From Epic Pictures’ specialty horror label DREAD comes THE HANGMAN, a terrifying tale of the sinister secrets hiding in the hills of rural Appalachia. THE HANGMAN will have a limited theatrical run beginning May 31, and on June 4 the film will be available to rent or purchase on video-on-demand (VOD). The film will be available to pre-order on Apple iTunes beginning May 10.

THE HANGMAN is a DREAD original production, in association with Traverse Terror and executive produced by Cole Payne, fully financed from production to distribution by the independent studio.

“I couldn’t be more thrilled to share our latest Dread Original, THE HANGMAN. Working with Bruce, Cole, and LeJon has been a fantastic experience,” says Epic Pictures CEO Patrick Ewald. “In the horror abyss of THE HANGMAN, fear takes shape and nightmares find a new face.”

Director Bruce Wemple says, “We set out to tell a story about the lengths a father will go to get his son back, including coming face to face with a bloodthirsty demon raised from hell. We can’t wait for audiences to come along for the ride.”

The official synopsis for the film reads: To mend their troubled relationship, a middle-aged door-to-door salesman, Leon, takes his teenage son on a camping trip into deep rural Appalachia. Little do they know of the mountainous region’s sinister secrets. A local cult has summoned an evil demon born of hate and pain, known to them as The Hangman, and now the bodies have begun to pile up. Leon wakes up in the morning to discover that his son is missing. To find him, Leon must face the murderous cult and the bloodthirsty monster that is The Hangman.

THE HANGMAN is directed by Bruce Wemple (Island Escape, First Contact, The Tomorrow Job) and written by Wemple and LeJon Woods. Starring LeJon Woods (The Tomorrow Job, Asteroid, The Marked), Lindsey Dresbach (Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, A Professor’s Vengeance, Pitchfork). Vincent Conroy (The Christmas Venue, Island Escape, Ken Forsse: Come Dream With Me Tonight), Zach Wyles and Dan Booke serve as producers.


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