RLJE Films, a business unit of AMC Networks, will release the horror film THE BARGE PEOPLE on August 18, 2020, on VOD, Digital HD, DVD, and Blu-ray.
Written by Christopher Lombard (The Writer, The Craftsman) and directed by Charlie Steeds (Deadman Apocalypse, The House of Violent Desire), the film stars Kate Davies-Speak (Off Grid, Knights of the Damned), Mark McKirdy (Electric Man, Vampire Virus), Makenna Guyler (King of Crime), and newcomer Matt Swales.
In THE BARGE PEOPLE, a group of friends sets off for a relaxing weekend away on the canals of the glorious British countryside, unaware of the flesh-eating mutants lurking in the water…ready and waiting to feed.
RLJE Films will release THE BARGE PEOPLE on DVD for an SRP of $27.97 and on Blu-ray for an SRP of $15.95.
RLJE Films’ recent features include the 2019 Toronto Film Festival hit Color Out of Space, based on the classic H.P. Lovecraft story, starring Nicolas Cage and Joely Richardson and written and directed by Richard Stanley; and The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then The Bigfoot written and directed by Robert Krzykowski and starring Academy Award nominee Sam Elliott, Aidan Turner, and Ron Livingston. Upcoming releases include David Ayer’s The Tax Collector starring Shia La Beouf and Bobby Soto; and The Owners from director Julian Berg and starring Maisie Williams from “Game of Thrones.”
Known for its groundbreaking and celebrated original content, AMC Networks is the company behind the award-winning brands AMC, BBC AMERICA, IFC, SundanceTV, WE tv, and IFC Films. Its diverse lineup of popular and critically-acclaimed series and independent films include “Killing Eve”, “Better Call Saul” and “The Walking Dead”, which has been the #1 show on basic cable television for ten consecutive years, as well as “Documentary Now!”, “Brockmire”, “Love After Lockup”, and the films Boyhood, Death of Stalin, and many more.
Its original series “Mad Men” and “Breaking Bad” are widely recognized as being among the most influential and acclaimed shows in the history of TV. The Company also operates AMC Studios, its production business; AMC Networks International, its international programming business; the subscription streaming services Acorn TV, Shudder, Sundance Now; and UMC (Urban Movie Channel); RLJE Films; and Levity Entertainment Group, the Company’s production services, and comedy venues business.
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