IFC Midnight Acquires ‘I Trapped the Devil’

The holidays are the perfect time to spread joy, be merry and…capture the devil? According to Deadline, IFC Midnight has nabbed the rights to Josh Lobo’s Christmas horror flick, I Trapped the Devil. The official synopsis for the film reads: A man descends into paranoia after trapping what he believes to be the devil in his basement, but things take a dark turn when his family unexpectedly arrive for Christmas.

The film is both written and directed by Josh Lobo and stars Jocelin Donahue, AJ Bowen, Scott Poythress, Susan Burke, Rowan Russell, Chris Sullivan, and Josh Marriott.

“IFC have really been at the forefront in the resurgence of thoughtful, filmmaker-driven genre films,” Lobo said. “I can’t think of a better home for my film.”

The film is set to be released on April 26, 2019. Keep it locked to Horror News Network for the latest on I Trapped the Devil.

Rob Caprilozzi
Rob Caprilozzi
Rob Caprilozzi created Comic Monsters in 2004 and eventually expanded the site in 2009 to Horror News Network. Born out his love for all aspects of horror, Rob still remains hardcore comic fan. You can keep up with him on Twitter @RobCaprilozzi.

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