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Fever Prods. sets date for ‘Smiley’

Horror thriller to hit theaters on Oct. 11

Fever Prods. has set Oct. 11 as the release date for the horror-thriller “Smiley.”

The film was directed by Michael J. Gallagher (“Totally Sketch”), and was co-written by Gallagher and Glasgow Phillips (“South Park”). Michael Wormser (“Some Guy Who Kills People”) is the producer.

The trailer has accumulated over 11 million views since its debut.

Story centers on a mentally fragile woman who learns of an urban legend in which a demented serial killer named “Smiley” can be summoned through the Internet.

Film stars Caitlin Gerard (“Magic Mike” and “The Social Network”). Melanie Papalia (“Endgame”), Shane Dawson and Andrew James Allen also star with Toby Turner, Roger Bart, Keith David and Liza Weil.

Producers will also be utilizing Tugg, a web-platform that lets audiences choose films that play in their local theater.

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