RLJE Films Picks Up Select Rights to Shudder’s Supernatural Thriller ‘Belzebuth’

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RLJE Films has picked up select rights to Belzebuth’ from Shudder.

‘Belzebuth’ is Emilio Portes’ (Pastorela) fourth feature film and first horror film, from a script co-written by Portes and Luis Carlos Fuentes (“Kipatla”). The horror/thriller stars Joaquín Cosio (“Narcos: Mexico,” The Lone Ranger ), Tobin Bell (Saw franchise), and Tate Ellington (Sinister 2). The film premiered at the 50th Sitges Film Festival and received Best Picture at 2019 Santiago Horror Film Festival and Best Special Effects at 2019 Buenos Aires Rojo Sangre.

Set on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border, this Spanish/English language film follows special agent Emanuel Ritter as he leads a police investigation into a series of mysterious deaths involving young children at the border. The case takes a supernatural turn when a priest from the Vatican links the ancient demon Belzebuth to the murders.

Belzebuth’ will be released on VOD, Digital HD, DVD and Blu-ray on July 7, 2020. Coming to Shudder August 29.


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