'Faithless,' 'Perkins' 14' to screen at Horrorfest
After Dark Films will produce and distribute the horror films “Faithless” and “Perkins’ 14,” marking the first time the genre outfit will produce films to be released as part of its 8 Films to Die For series for the next After Dark Horrorfest.Both films will shoot consecutively in Romania starting in May. Stewart Hopewell will direct “Faithless” from a script he co-wrote with Tim Long. Chris Milburn, Matthew Kuipers, Aimee Barth and Eryl Cochran Woodlief are producing. Story centers on a young woman who thinks she is leaving her abusive life behind when she moves to Atlanta and ends up living at her family farm. She quickly learns that abuse comes in even crueler forms. “Perkins’ 14,” which originated from a pitch by Jeremy Donaldson, revolves around the arrest of a suspected murderer and the bloodshed that follows. Craig Singer will direct from a Lane Shadgett screenplay. Chris Milburn and Matthew Kuipers will produce along with Donaldson. After Dark’s Courtney Solomon, Laura Ivey and Stephanie Caleb will executive produce both films alongside Beau J. Genot. Foresight Unlimited will be handling international rights for both films at the upcoming Cannes Film Festival.