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Horror Comedy ‘Vidar The Vampire’ heads to on demand

Next week the Epic Pictures horror brand Dread Central Presents will drop the hilarious sounding VIDAR THE VAMPIRE. The film follows a 33 year old man that gets a rare and peculiar wish granted that ends up making him part of the undead. Look for the Thomas Aske Berg and Fredrik Waldeland feature on limited DVD and on demand June 12th.

VIDAR THE VAMPIRE/ Dread Central Presents

 

On June 12, 2018, Epic Pictures Releasing via its horror label, Dread Central Presents will release the Norwegian vampire horror comedy movie, Vidar the Vampire, produced by Thomas Aske Berg, John Iver Berg & Fredrik Waldeland and directed by Thomas Aske Berg & Fredrik Waldeland. The film stars Thomas Aske Berg, Brigt Skettingland, and Kim Sonderholm.

 

Coming off an incredible festival run, Vidar the Vampire debuted at The Norwegian International Film Festival in Haugesund, with a U.S. premiere at Filmquest, and went on to play at Screamfest in Los Angeles, Fantasy Film Festival in Germany, Fantastic Fest, Monsters of Film, Panic Film Festival, the Brussels International Fantasy Film Festival, and most recently at Fantaspoa.

Comparable in tone to breakout indie What We Do in the Shadows, the film has been hailed by critics as “Something truly original,” “a highly original first feature,” and “a hilariously gruesome and heartfelt tale.”

 

“Signing with Dread Central Presents simply felt like coming home,” says co-writer, co-director and star Thomas Aske Berg. “It is the perfect place for freaks and geeks, and a place where thinking outside the box is praised rather than feared. We knew from our very first meeting with Robert Galluzzo that this is where Vidar belongs.”

 

“The goal with the Dread Central Presents label has always been about diversity,” explained Director of Distribution Robert Galluzzo, “and to shine the spotlight on unique and completely different genre films than what’s already out there. VIDAR is the perfect, quirky, and hilarious addition to our slate and we’re excited for people to watch and laugh along.”

 

Vidar the Vampire is about a 33 year-old, sexually frustrated bachelor farmer who leads a monotonous Christian life on his mother’s farm, located on the outskirts of Western Norway.  In a desperate attempt to break free of his shackles, Vidar prays to the Lord to grant him a life without boundaries. Instead, he wakes up as the Prince of Darkness!

 

The film will also be available on DVD June 12, 2018 via Amazon and Epic-Pictures.com. Vidar the Vampire will be on demand everywhere (Dish, DirecTV, Charter, Spectrum, Comcast/Xfinity, Verizon Fios, Cox, SlingTV, iTunes, Amazon, Vudu, FandangoNOW, Google Play, Microsoft/Xbox).

 

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