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Dead Shadows Acquired by Shout! Factory, Curandero Coming to DVD

Look at that, Curandero is finally making its way to the U.S.

Robert Rodriguez penned and co-produced the film which was directed by Eduardo Rodriguez back in 2005, the film is hitting DVD from Lionsgate Home Entertainment on March 12th.

Starring longtime Rodriguez collaborator Carlos Gallardo (El Mariachi, Grindhouse, Desperado), Curandero: Dawn of the Demon takes a couple on a horrifying journey through the deepest bowels of the Mexican underworld. When beautiful federal agent Magdalena calls upon the local curandero (Gallardo) for his services to purify a police station, the two of suddenly find themselves immersed in a satanic cult’s blood-thirsty battleground.

Meanwhile, Shout! Facotry has acquired the the U.S and Canadian distribution rights to the French horror action thriller Dead Shadows.

Shout! Factory plans a strategic rollout of the film on all packaged media, electronic-sell-through (EST), video-on-demand (VOD), subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) and television.  Look for it later this year.

David Cholewa’s first feature film tells the story about a young man, Chris, whose parents were brutally killed 11 years ago, on the same day that the comet of Haley could be seen from earth. Tonight, a new comet is going to appear and everyone in his building are getting ready for a party to celebrate the event. There’s even an apocalypse theory going around. As the night falls, Chris starts to discover that people are acting strange – and it seems to somehow be connected to the comet. People are becoming disoriented and violent and it doesn’t take long before they start mutating into something from beyond this world. In a fight for survival, Chris has to try to escape from his building with the help from some other tenants – but will they make it out alive?


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