‘Wind Walkers’: Final Title Revealed For After Dark Horrorfest


The last title in the upcoming ‘8 Films to Die For’ series has been revealed today as Russell Friedenberg’s,

Wind Walkers.


official synopsis

describes the story of a US soldier POW returning home to discover that his fellow prisoner and friend has gone missing. Terrifying events begin to unfold on a hunting trip with the soldier’s friend’s family as a Native American curse with a mysterious connection to his friend’s history is unleashed. Check out the frightening trailer for the final film in the After Dark Horrorfest.

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From the press release:

"Los Angeles, CA (August 27, 2015) – Once again Courtney Solomon showcases yet another heart lurching horror under his company After Dark Films. Wind Walkers,a spine-chilling Native American tale set in the wilds of Florida, will be the 8th and final film in the ‘8 Films to Die For’ horror festival, in theaters October 16, 2015.Written and Directed by talented filmmaker Russell Friedenberg, and Produced by Iron Circle Pictures and Sweet Tomato Films, Wind Walkers will bring the first ever film with a Native American flair to the brand. The film has been referred to as “Unremitting and furious, Wind Walkers breathes fresh air into the genre.”“We’ve saved the most unique for last,” says Stephanie Caleb, EVP of Creative Affairs & Acquisitions at After Dark Films, “Wind Walkers digs deep into Native American history and the Psyche of our shared yet tortured pasts. It explores the nature of what it means to be cursed as an individual and as a community. The gradual withering away of the collective soul and all that makes us human is on display in this horrifying tale of the violent rebalancing of natures scales.”The film stars Phil Burke (Hell on Wheels), Russell Friedenburg (Among Ravens),Kiowa Gordon (The Twilight Saga: Eclipse), Zane Holtz (The Perks of Being a Wallflower), Christopher Kriesa (Cast Away), Castille Landon (Sex Ed), and Glen Powell Jr. (The Expendables 3; The Dark Knight Rises).Director Friedenberg says, “I’m really excited to bring Wind Walkers into the world with After Dark and their ‘8 Films to Die For’. After Dark has proven their ability to keep the genre fresh, exciting and scary as hell. Their brand is unparalleled and we are thrilled to be a part of it.”“Wind Walkers was a blast to make and we think taking it into the world with After Dark will be equally fun,” says producers Heather Rae and DoriSperko,”Russell’s vision plays on many levels and the genre audience is in for a wild ride!”‘8 Films to Die For’ will be released in theaters on October 16, 2015, with Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment handling all ancillary forms of media, including Digital HD™, DVD and VOD.Ian Brereton negotiated the deal on behalf of After Dark Films."

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