FrightFest Jumps Out with 10 World

Lineup includes 'Banshee Chapter,' 'Dementamania,' 'Antisocial'

The lineup for London’s Film4 FrightFest will include 10 world premieres, it was revealed Friday.

The world preems include “Banshee Chapter,” which is produced by “Star Trek’s” Zachary Quinto, Kit Ryan’s “Dementamania,” which is described as “The Fly” meets “The Office,” the epidemic shocker “Antisocial,” and the retro Spanish chiller “For Elisa.”

As previously announced, the fest opener is “The Dead 2: India” from the Ford Brothers, which is another world preem.

European preems include Don Mancini’s “Curse of Chucky,” Anthony Di Blasi’s “Missionary,” Steven R. Monroe’s “I Spit on Your Grave 2” and the Argentinean drama “The Desert.”

U.K. premieres feature Jim Mickle’s “We Are What We Are,” Vincenzo Natali’s “Haunter,” Ryuhei Kitamura’s “No One Lives,” Lasse Hallstrom’s “The Hypnotist,” the Pastor Brothers’ “The Last Days,” the VHS documentary “Rewind This!,” Bobcat Goldthwait’s horror-comedy “Willow Creek,” producer Adam Green’s “Hatchet III,” acclaimed anthology “V/H/S/2,” the fantasy thriller “Odd Thomas,” rural horror romp “100 Bloody Acres,” chiller “The Conspiracy,” Renny Harlins’ mystery thriller “The Dyatlov Pass Incident” and Marina De Van’s high-voltage shocker “Dark Touch.”

The fest also includes previews of “The Grief Tourist,” starring Michael Cudlitz and Melanie Griffith, Carlos Medina’s “Painless” and Adam Wingard’s “You’re Next.”

The closing night film is “Big Bad Wolves,” as previously reported.

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