Immediately after delaying its launch two times in the past several months, just one of 2020’s most very anticipated horror films is skipping the theaters completely. Viewers will now have to capture Antebellum at property this tumble when it premieres on VOD Sept. 18, Lionsgate confirmed currently.
Antebellum is landing on demand from customers months following its preliminary prepared release this past spring. The film was at first slated to premiere in theaters April 24, but the coronavirus pandemic forced the studio to push it back to Aug. 21. It was pulled from the US release program very last thirty day period, but it will still premiere in theaters internationally.
The horror film, which arrives from the very same producer’s driving Get Out and Us, stars Janelle Monáe as Veronica Henley, a productive author who becomes trapped in the earlier as a slave and has to come across a way out of her horrifying fact. Eric Lange, Jena Malone, Jack Huston, Kiersey Clemons, Gabourey Sidibe, Marque Richardson, Robert Aramayo, Lily Cowles and Tongayi Chirisa also star.
Antebellum is the initial feature-size film from writers and directors Gerard Bush and Christopher Renz, who had earlier labored on promoting concentrated on social justice, in accordance to The Hollywood Reporter.
“While we designed Antebellum to be eaten as a communal experience in the theater, we are thrilled by the one of a kind option we have to pivot to a distinct variety of communal instant in our lifestyle,” Bush and Renz reported in a statement these days. “As we face the realities of systemic racism in our country, which have crescendoed to this present inflection stage in 2020, we realize how vital it is to provide Antebellum to the broadest viewers attainable, though also prioritizing wellness and safety. It is our ardent hope that by sharing our film widely, both nationally and internationally, we will remodel the moviegoing expertise from property into a accurate celebration.”