‘There will be HELL to pay.’
The Summoned is a 2022 American horror film in which two high profile couples are forced to examine the cost of their success when they’re invited to an exclusive self-help retreat where their ancestors sold their souls generations prior.
Directed by actor Mark Meir – making his feature directorial debut (he also co-stars) from a screenplay written by co-producer Yuri Baranovsky. Also produced by Annika Dawson, Angela Gulner, Mark Meir, Justin Morrison and Dashiell Reinhardt.
The movie also stars Emma Fitzpatrick (Take Back the Night; Sleepwalker; Bloodsucking Bastards; The Collection), Angela Gulner, J. Quinton Johnson, Salvador Chacon and Frederick Stuart.
XYZ Films has acquired the North American distribution rights for The Summoning after its showing at the 2022 Overlook Film Festival for a planned release of the film on July 7, 2022.
James Emanuel Shapiro, XYZ Films’ Executive Vice President of US Distribution, said: “All I can say is that I felt summoned to work on The Summoned! Mark, Yuri, and Angela created something smart and scary, and I can’t wait to show this to as many people as possible!”
The Summoned director Mark Meir added: “We are thrilled to have XYZ bring this film to audiences. As leaders in the genre space, we’re honoured to be among their titles.”
Cast and characters:
Emma Fitzpatrick … Lyn
Angela Gulner … Tara
J. Quinton Johnson … Elijah
Mark Meir … Abe
Salvador Chacon … Joe
Frederick Stuart … Frost