Indie thriller to be released in the U.K. on Feb. 5

New distribution company Galaxy Pictures has acquired indie thriller “Psych 9″ and set a Feb. 5 launch in U.K. cinemas on digital screens.

Directed by newcomer Andrew Shortell, “Psych 9″ stars Sara Foster, Cary Elwes, Michael Biehn, Gabriel Mann and Colleen Camp.

The U.S./U.K. production journeys into the mind of a disturbed woman and centers on a near-abandoned hospital that has been plagued by a spate of killings.

Universal Pictures (U.K.) has acquired U.K. home-video rights. Exec producer Gareth Jones of Galaxy Pictures said he’s in talks with several North American distributors and pointed to the strong performance by other supernatural thrillers such as “Paranormal Activity.”

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