James Cullen Bressack hs been on a role since slamming on the scene with his full feature debut, MY PURE JOY back in 2011 (but he already had seven short films under his belt). And it looks like his momentum isn’t slowing down in 2014. One of his latest films, PERNICIOUS, has been picked up for worldwide distribution. PERNICIOUS is written by Bressack and Taryn Hillin, is directed by Bressack, and stars Sara Malakul Lane, Jackie Moore, Ciara Hanna, Jared Cohn, Emily O’Brien, and Russell Geoffrey Banks. The plot concerns three American girls who unleash the spirit of a dead girl in Thailand. Check out the press release:
VANTAGE MEDIA INTERNATIONAL ACQUIRES WORLDWIDE RIGHTS TOBENETONE HILLIN ENTERTAINMENT’S HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED HORROR FLICKPERNICIOUSJames Cullen Bressack Directed Gory And Supernatural Feature FilmStars Ciara Hanna, Jackie Moore And Emily O’BrienHollywood/Santa Monica – Vantage Media International (VMI) has acquired the worldwide rights to the much buzzed about horror title Pernicious, it was announced jointly by Andre Relis, Founder and President of VMI and Daemon Hillin, President of Production of Benetone Hillin Entertainment (BHE).Ciara Hanna (Power Rangers), Jackie Moore (100 Ghost Street) and Emmy-nominated Emily O’Brien (Young and the Restless) star in the film directed by James Cullen Bressack. One of the hottest young directors in this genre, Bressack is perhaps best known for numerous 2013 releases including To Jennifer, Hate Crime and 13/13/13.In the vein of such horror fest standouts as Hostel and The Grudge, Pernicious follows the plight of three American beauties whose dream summer adventure in Thailand quickly turns into a nightmare when they unleash the spirit of a murdered child with only one thing on her mind…revenge.“VMI is thrilled to acquire the worldwide rights to Pernicious and to further diversify our slate with such an intriguing and beautifully shot feature film,” said Relis. “We look forward to sharing Pernicious with an eager global audience.”“We are proud that Pernicious was one of the first films to be produced under the newly formed Benetone Hillin Entertainment banner,” said Hillin referring to the recent merging of Hillin Entertainment USA and Benetone Films, the largest foreign film production company in Thailand. “The film reflects the high quality, universally marketable feature films shot in breathtaking and unique locations that BHE is committed to producing. We are excited that Pernicious is now in the extremely capable hands of VMI.”Hillin and his BHE partners Rachvin Narula and Kulthep Narula served as producers on the film. Executive Producers of the project are Rajpal Narula, Deepak Simhal, Farid Khan, Ajay Vasu and Albert Sandoval.