IFC Films announced that it will release WEREWOLVES WITHIN theatrically on June 25th, 2021, and On-Demand & Digital Platforms on July 2nd, 2021. The film is from director Josh Ruben (Scare Me) and penned by screenwriter and bestselling author, Mishna Wolff (I’m Down) – based on the virtual reality video game by Ubisoft.
The ensemble cast includes Sam Richardson (“Veep”, “Detroiters”), Milana Vayntrub (“This is Us”), George Basil (“Crashing”), Sarah Burns (“Barry”), Michael Chernus (“Tommy”), Catherine Curtin (“Orange is the New Black”), Wayne Duvall (The Hunt), Harvey Guillén (“What We Do In The Shadows”), Rebecca Henderson (“Russian Doll”), Cheyenne Jackson (“30 Rock”), Michaela Watkins (Brittany Runs a Marathon), and Glenn Fleshler (“True Detective”).
WEREWOLVES WITHIN was produced by Jason Altman, Margaret Boykin, and Andrew Lieberman for Ubisoft Film & Television; Matt Miller, Natalie Metzger, and Benjamin Wiessner for Vanishing Angle; and Sam Richardson.
After a proposed gas pipeline creates divisions within the small town of Beaverfield, and a snowstorm traps its residents together inside the local inn, newly arrived forest ranger Finn (Sam Richardson) and postal worker Cecily (Milana Vayntrub) must try to keep the peace and uncover the truth behind a mysterious creature that has begun terrorizing the community.
Josh Ruben is an award-winning actor, writer, and director whose feature film Scare Me, which he wrote, directed, and starred alongside Aya Cash and Chris Redd, debuted at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. For television, Josh directed sketches for “The Late Late Show” with James Corden and episodes of TruTV’s “Adam Ruins Everything.” As one of the founding members of CollegeHumor’s “Originals” department, Ruben has directed and/or starred in hundreds of comedic shorts, amassing views well into the billions. He recently directed and cameos in all 10 episodes of Funny or Die & Spotify’s narrative podcast, “The Last Degree of Kevin Bacon.”