IFC Midnight Takes North America to Tribeca Entrance “We Must Do Something” | New
IFC Midnight Acquires North American Rights To Sean King O’Grady’s Upcoming Tribeca Premiere We have to do something.
O’Grady’s directorial debut is written by Max Booth III based on his short story of the same name about Melissa and her family as they seek shelter from a storm and find themselves trapped .
Without any sign of rescue, the hours turn into days and Melissa realizes that she and her girlfriend Amy might have something to do with the horrors that threaten to tear her family – and the whole world – apart.
Sierra McCormick (The vast of the night), Vinessa Shaw (Hocus Pocus, Eyes wide closed), Pat Healy (Cheap thrills, Innkeepers), John James Cronin (NOS4A2), and newcomer Lisette Alexis star.
We need to do Something will premiere in the Midnight section of Tribeca and IFC Midnight will release the film later this year in theaters and on demand.
Bill Stertz, John Malerman (Bird box), Ryan Lewis (Bird box) and Peter Block (Seen) were producers, while Lauren Hantz, John Hantz, Donovan Leitch, Katherine Waddell and Booth III are executive producers.
The production and financing entity Hantz Motion Pictures is behind its first production, alongside producers Atlas Industries, Spin a Black Yarn and A Bigger Boat.
“It takes incredible skills to be able to build up so much tension from a few very key ingredients, and Sean executes his debut with absolute precision and a much needed sense of humor,” said Arianna Bocco, President. by IFC Films. “IFC Midnight is delighted to present this entertaining and disturbing cooler to audiences nationwide.”
IFC Films’ acquisitions coordinator, Adam Koehler, negotiated the deal with Verve Ventures on behalf of the filmmaker.
Priscilla Ross Smith of the Coven handles all international sales.