Following screenings at the Atlanta Film Festival and Negative Fest, the first two episodes of the horror anthology Dead by Midnight (11pm Central) will be released on October 31. Horror fans can watch at you42.com.
Dead by Midnight presents six stories, each a blend of horror, comedy and suspense. The first episode, “Dead Air,” stars cult movie icon Erin Brown as the Mistress of Midnight, and Hannah Fierman (V/H/S and Siren) as TV producer Candice Spelling. The second segment, “Jersey Devil,” was written by and stars Davi Crimmins, co-host of The Bert Show, a nationally syndicated morning radio show.
The remaining four episodes, “Day Three,” “Lost Laundry,” “Creepy Dolls” and “Blind Side,” will be released on the You42 platform in the coming weeks. To sign up, just head to You42.com.
Early Praise for Dead by Midnight:
● “Dead By Midnight (11pm Central) is a killer indie anthology that fully embraces the format and does a damn good job.” Kelly McNeely, iHorror
● “If you’re someone who enjoyed V/H/S or The ABCs of Death, or if you’re feeling nostalgic for the format of old-fashioned horror movie marathons, then Dead by Midnight is definitely for you.” Carling Kirby, Rue Morgue
● “Overall, Dead by Midnight (11pm Central) is a testament to what indie horror can achieve… Check this mother f***er out.” Blacktooth, Horror Society
“Dead Air” Synopsis
It’s Halloween at WKIZ when the malicious Mistress of Midnight arrives to host her annual horror movie marathon, Dead by Midnight. When the WKIZ staff begins disappearing only to turn up in the increasingly darker films, it’s up to line producer Candice Spelling to stop the Mistress of Midnight before her final and most diabolical film goes to air.
“Jersey Devil” Synopsis
Police believe a serial killer is stalking women in the remote area of New Jersey known as the Pine Barrens. Local waitress Dani discovers that the truth is something far worse.