‘Mosquito State’ Infests The Summer Lineup On Shudder

With summer around the corner, can ever-pesky mosquitoes be far behind?

Try not to think of those annoying insects as Shudder unleashes hordes of them Aug. 26 with Mosquito State to wrap up the horror streamer’s Summer of Chills event, as reported by rue-morgue.com.

An award-winning entry at the last Venice Film Festival, Mosquito State is directed by Filip Jan Rymsza from a screenplay he wrote with Mario Zermeno. The horror flick stars Beau Knapp, Charlotte Vega, Jack Kesy and Olivier Martinez.

Mosquito State follows obsessive Wall Street data analyst Richard Boca (Knapp) in his isolated and austere Central Park penthouse as he starts to notice ominous patterns. His computer models begin to behave erratically, “as are swarms of mosquitoes breeding in his apartment–an infestation that attends his psychological meltdown.”

Shudder general manager Craig Engler called Mosquito State “a masterful allegory for the 2007 financial crisis–Wall Street meets The Fly. Filip Jan Rymsza is in command of the ominous, building psycho-horror throughout the film. We cannot wait for our audience to experience it.”

Keep reading Horror New Network for any updates on Mosquito State and for the latest on future horror offerings from Shudder.

Thomas Tuna
Thomas A. Tuna is a comic book veteran who began his writing career back in the ’70s with Charlton Comics, contributing to such horror titles as Ghost Manor, Haunted, The Many Ghosts of Dr. Graves and Ghostly Haunts. Most recently, he has served as a writer and editor (with more than a smattering of horror yarns) for such comic book websites as Hyper Epics and Red Moon Features. Some of his favorite horror flicks include Jaws, Salem’s Lot, Dracula (with Frank Langella) and Blade. His favorite horror comic books? Tomb of Dracula (by Marv Wolfman and Gene Colan) and Swamp Thing (by Len Wein and Berni Wrightson).

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