Portals – USA, 2019 – preview

Portals is a 2019 American science-fiction horror anthology feature film about a series of worldwide blackouts and cosmic anomalies.

The anthology includes segments directed by Eduardo Sánchez (The Blair Witch Project, Lovely Molly, Exists), Gregg Hale (V/H/S/2), Timo Tjahjanto (Macabre, Headshot, May the Devil Take You, V/H/S/2, The Night Comes For Us) and Liam O’Donnell (Beyond Skyline). Brad Miska, J.D. Lifshitz, Raphael Margules, Alyssa Devine, and Griffin Devine produced.

The movie stars Neil Hopkins, Deanna Russo, Gretchen Lodge (Lovely Molly), Natacha Gott (After the Night), Phet Mahathongdy (Skyline), Ptolemy Slocum (Westworld) and Salvita Decorte (The Night Comes for Us).

Plot:

Set around a series of worldwide blackouts — after which millions of mysterious cosmic anomalies appear everywhere across the planet. While many flee from the sentient objects, some people are drawn toward — and into — them with horrifying consequences.

Background:

Creator and producer Chris White commented:

“With our collective love for horror anthologies, we wanted to challenge ourselves and do something new, unique and more cosmic from what’s already been done previously in this space. I think people are going to be pleasantly surprised by what Portals is offering especially with our line up of seriously kick-ass filmmakers involved. Get ready for an awesome ride!”

Release:

The world premiere of Portals is at Beyond Fest on October 4, 2019. The movie will have limited theatrical dates and hit VOD platforms via Screen Media Films on October 25, 2019.

Cast and characters:

  • Deanna Russo … Leslie
  • Neil Hopkins … Adam
  • Michele Weaver … Frantic Caller
  • Ptolemy Slocum … Doctor Markonen
  • Clint Jung … The Chief
  • Paul McCarthy-Boyington … Stan
  • Gretchen Lodge … Dory
  • Salvita Decorte … Sarah
  • Keith Hudson … Larry
  • Shellye Broughton … Miss Kathy
  • Natasha Gott … Jill
  • Danielle Lewis … Tonya
  • Georgina Blackledge … Anna Renee
  • Phet Mahathongdy … Andrea
  • Albert A. Vega … Swat Team Leader

Production companies:

  • Bloody Disgusting
  • BoulderLight Pictures
  • PigRat Productions

Source: Bloody Disgusting

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