The formula of gopro cams, a group of kids and a haunted residence usually means doom for whomever is involved. The curiosity that exists in man to want to seek out the truth behind some dark and hidden secret has some dire results and looks to be the case in the flick THE FINAL PROJECT. CAVU Pictures and 3rd Fathom Films are behind the Taylor Ri’chard which makes it’s debut on February 12th. The film will screen in New York and Atlanta and deals with a group of college kids and a haunted plantation house. Earlier this month the studio released a teaser trailer and poster for THE FINAL PROJECT so watch it ahead and look for more updates soon!
There are some places the living should never go… a lesson six college students learn when they attempt to make a documentary about one of the most notorious haunted houses in America.
From CAVU Pictures and 3rd Fathom Films comes THE FINAL PROJECT, a horror film based on a real-life plantation with a disturbingly dark past. Check out the official teaser trailer here:
Six college students have organized the ultimate graduation project… a documentary film about one of the most notorious haunted houses in America, the Lafitte Plantation in Vacherie, Louisiana. A Civil War landmark with a dark past, complete with stories of mutilated soldiers, murdered families and restless shadows roaming its abandoned corridors… no one has entered Lafitte in years- until now. Outfitted with high-tech recording equipment in order to capture every moment of their great adventure, these intrepid young filmmakers bravely venture deep into the misty backwoods of Louisiana. But on this plantation that time has forgotten, something evil still waits and watches. When darkness falls, their deepest fears come to life, as one by one they’ll learn the horrifying truth that awaits all who dare seek the secrets of the Lafitte Plantation. The dead are awake, and there are some places the living should never go.
ABOUT THE PLANTATION: Utilizing real locations in and around Georgia, THE FINAL PROJECT features a crew and ensemble of dedicated locals well acquainted with the haunted history of the South. Combining the “found footage” genre with authentic local folklore, it updates the classic American ghost story by tapping into a history too chillingly real to deny. The backstory of THE FINAL PROJECT combines an Old Hollywood touch with a real-life twist. Chretien Point Plantation in Sunset, Louisiana, the real-life model for the film’s Lafitte Plantation, was also the inspiration for the interior of the legendary “Tara” from Gone with the Wind. Its true claim to fame, however, lies closer to home. The site of a pitched and bloody battle between Union and Confederate soldiers at the height of the Civil War, with a bullet hole still embedded in one of its front doors, Chretien Point has long been rumored to be one of the biggest supernatural “hotspots” in North America. Ghostly sightings have been reported for decades, with stories of buried treasure, a vengeful “house mistress”, and even a nearby haunted bridge.
THE FINAL PROJECT hits theaters beginning Feb 12th in Atlanta and Houston, and later expanding into additional cities including New York and Los Angeles. It is directed by Taylor Ri’chard and stars Amber Erwin, Teal Haddock, Arin Jones, Evan McLean, Leonardo Santaiti and Sergio Suave.
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