Arclight Films Nabs Worldwide Rights to ‘Wyrmwood: Apocalypse’

Gary Hamilton, the Chairman of Arclight Films, announced that the company will handle worldwide distribution rights for the zombie film Wyrmwood: Apocalypse.

The official synopsis of the film, according to Arclight, is as follows: In a zombie-infested Australian wasteland, soldier Rhys has dedicated his life to tracking and capturing survivors for the Surgeon General in hopes of finding a cure. But when he learns all is not as it seems, he must team up with Maxi, and siblings Brooke and Barry to race against the clock and save the one person who may be the key to ending the apocalypse.

The film stars Jake Ryan (Warner Bros.’ The Great Gatsby), Luke McKenzie (BBC Films’ Perfect Sense), Bianca Bradey (RLJ Entertainment’s The Osiris Child, starring opposite Kellan Lutz), Jay Gallagher (Momentum Pictures’ Nekrotronic), Shantae Barnes-Cowan (Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s series Operation Buffalo), Tasia Zalar (USA Networks’ Mystery Road), and Nicholas Boshier (ABC’s Soulmates) and is written and directed by Kiah Roache-Turner (Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead) from a script he co-wrote with Tristan Roache-Turner (Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead).

“Everyone loves a great post-apocalyptic thriller! Worldwide distributors at Cannes virtual Market will not only be thrilled with the super high quality of production and visual effects but also with the story and the characters. The filmmaking team did an extraordinary job, setting new heights with this sequel to captivate worldwide fans of the first instalment as well as audiences new to the franchise,” said Hamilton.

Arclight Films will introduce the film to buyers at the upcoming virtual Cannes Market in June. Keep it locked to Horror News Network for more on Wyrmwood: Apocalypse.

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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