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Chiller ‘I Will Follow You Into the Dark’ to Hit Theaters

Mischa Barton, Ryan Eggold star in Mark Edwin Robinson's romantic thriller, bowing in October

Epic Pictures Releasing, the distribution arm of L.A.-based Epic Pictures Group, has picked up worldwide rights to Mark Edwin Robinson’s romantic thriller “I Will Follow You Into the Dark” for a fall theatrical release.

Pic stars Mischa Barton as a woman who, reeling from the death of her parents, becomes attached to an alluring man (Ryan Eggold) whose sudden disappearance sends her and her friends into a haunted high-rise to find him. Leah Pipes and Jaz Martin also appear in the film, which has played the Hollywood Film Festival and the Manhattan Film Festival.

A Castlight production, “I Will Follow” is exec produced by Mark Darling, David C. Robinson and R. Jeffrey Conner alongside producers Christine Holder, Mark Holder and Danny Roth.

Epic Pictures Releasing initially launched as a distributor of Epic Pictures Group’s own content but has since expanded to included other titles such as “I Will Follow.” The f ilm and TV sales company — which finances, produces and distributes commercial features and 3D animated pics — has released a string of genre films including “11-11-11,” “Space Dogs 3D” and “V/H/S” (non-U.S.). The company recently exec produced “Vikingdom 3D,” produced “Big Ass Spider!” and is currently in production on the sequel to “Space Dogs.”

“I Will Follow You Into the Dark” is set to open in theaters Oct. 11.

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