June 28, 2019
The horror thriller Ladyworld will come out on DVD and VOD Aug. 27 from MVD Entertainment Group.
Cleopatra Entertainment will theatrically release the film nationwide Aug. 2.
Ladyworld — a modernized all-girl story inspired by Lord of the Flies — stars Ariela Barer, Annalise Basso (Captain Fantastic), Ryan Simpkins (Brigsby Bear, The House), Odessa Adlon, Maya Hawke (“Stranger Things” season three), Tatsumi Romano, Zora Casebere and Atheena Frizzell. It follows eight teenage girls who are trapped in an endless birthday party after a massive earthquake. The girls’ sanity and psyches dissolve as they run out of food and water. Eventually, they regress to their basic instincts, exploiting each other’s fears and insecurities.
Ladyworld enjoyed recent success on the festival circuit, including BFI London Film Festival, Fantastic Fest, TIFF Next Wave, Denver Film Festival and SF Indie Fest.
The film will have an East Coast premiere Aug.2 at the Cinema Village in New York and a West Coast premiere Aug. 2 at the Arena Cinelounge in Los Angeles with a Q&A with director Amanda Kramer and cast.