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Orion Pictures Debuts Official Trailer for ‘The Prodigy’

Fans of the 90’s electronica group, The Prodigy, will be disappointed to learn that today’s new trailer for The Prodigy doesn’t feature any spiky multi-colored hair or face piercings. Instead, the new Orion Pictures film tells the story of a homicidal baby genius who- like a live action Stewie from Family Guy– becomes more dangerous and threatening towards his parents as he grows more intelligent. In the new clip, Miles’ parents take him to a psychological specialist (one who The Prodigy might suggest is used to dealing with the “psychosomatic, addict, insane!”) with little signs of success. The trailer ends with Miles asking his mom, “Will you always love me, no matter what I do?” Based on the kind of horror movies which typically hit theaters in January and February, how could anyone possibly answer that question affirmatively? For all we know, his next line just might be, “I’m a firestata! Twisted firestata!” read more

Orion Pictures Lands ‘Casa’

Deadline is reporting that Orion Pictures has acquired Casa, a pitch from filmmaking brothers Andres and Diego Meza-Valdes. The flick is described as a socially conscious horror-thriller with an intergenerational tale centering on a Latino family.

The brothers commented on the project saying that “My brother and I have been genre fans our whole lives growing up in Miami. We are excited that we get to make such a terrifying story with a filmmaker-supportive group and especially the Orion brand that we’re such fans of.” read more

Orion Releases Festive New Trailer for Holiday Zombie Musical ‘Anna and the Apocalypse’

Do you wish your zombie movies had more holiday cheer? Did you ever finish a horror movie and say to yourself, “It was good, but I wish it has more singing and dancing”? If your answer to either of those questions is “Yes!”, then Orion Pictures is cooking up just the thing for you!

Anna and the Apocalypse is an upcoming zombie musical which takes place during the Christmas season. Described as “Shaun of the Dead meets La La Land” by First Showing, the film follows a group of teens who sing and dance their way through an undead dystopia. The film is directed by John McPhail and it stars Ella Hunt, Malcolm Cumming, and Sarah Swire. Orion Pictures just released a new trailer for the film, which you can watch in its entirety below: read more