“DARK AWAKENING” Cast & Crew to attend Free FANGORIA L.A. Screening this Wednesday


The cast and crew of new supernatural shocker DARK AWAKENING will be attending Fango’s free LA screening this Wednesday, July 15th at Los Angeles’ popular Jumpcut Café (13203 Ventura Boulevard, Studio City; [818] 986-2233). Stars Jason Cook and Valerie (JULIA X) Azlynn, as well as producer Liliana Kligman, composer Terry Michael Huud (CHILDREN OF THE CORN 666) and editor Sherwood Jones (COFFIN BABY, FEAR CLINIC), will be walking FANGO’s blood-red carpet. More talent to be announced shortly! Seating begins at 7:00 p.m. (with showtime at 8 p.m.).

Fango’s screening of DARK AWAKENING will be a free show; to obtain tickets, send an e-mail to rebekah@fangoria.com. You must list “DARK AWAKENING” as your subject line. Offer is good for you and one guest. Names will be checked at the door. Offer is first come, first served, and we will confirm your RSVP. Seating is not guaranteed, however, so arrive early. This special event is sponsored by our pals at Cafe Oscuro Films; Hannover House releases DARK AWAKENING in theaters on July 17th and expands the run nationwide July 24th.

Directed by FX ace Dean Jones (TOOLBOX MURDERS, OUIJA, MORTUARY, DAY OF THE DEAD) and starring iconic actor Lance Henriksen, DARK AWAKENING centers around James Thomas (Cook), a district attorney who has seemingly left his family ties behind him. Due to his mother’s untimely death, James moves his wife Jennifer (Azlynn) and 7 year old son Danny (William Pifer) to the family’s rural estate in Cedar Rock Falls, North Carolina to tie up loose ends and sell Mom’s house. Shortly after arriving, Jennifer and Danny begin to experience strange paranormal occurrences involving the spirits of children. And to add to the peculiar nature, it seems that Danny is the only “living” child in town.

Determined to understand what is happening, Jennifer seeks spiritual guidance from the parish priest and family friend, Father Donovan O’Malley. The mystery deepens with Father O’Malley. He is cognizant of the origins of the dead children, the reason for their resurrection and how and why it ties to her husband James, who holds the darkest secret of all… DARK AWAKENING was executive produced by Liliana Kligman and THE RING’s Michele Weisler.

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Horror scribes have been flipping for DARK AWAKENING:

“Fearless, frightening and utterly creepy!”—Steve Barton, Dread Central

“Steadily builds to an exciting and twisted conclusion.”—Tyler Doupe, Wicked Horror

“A slow burn spook fest that more than delivers the goods…Creepy, haunting and disturbing.”—Dave Dreher, The Horror Channel

You can read more about the film here.

So mark your calendar for the July 15th L.A. screening of DARK AWAKENING (hosted by Fango West Coast associate Jared Rivet) at the Jumpcut Café (home of horror trivia nights and fantastic soups, salads, sandwiches, gourmet coffees and teas). Plus tell all your friends—the living and the dead. More screening announcements coming all summer long from Fangoria.com!

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