As a child you might have imagined that a sharp-toothed beast lurked in the shadows of your closet. A movie exploring the possible existence of monsters, Adam Green's Digging Up the Marrow looks to tap into your fears of yesterday, and he and artist/executive producer Alex Pardee will hit the road for special screenings beginning February 12th, with a Blu-ray/DVD release date also now revealed.

Adam Green announced on his blog that the "Touring Through the Marrow" experience will begin in San Francisco on Thursday, February 12th, followed by four more tour dates with more cities to be announced. Green and Pardee will attend each special screening, which will feature "an audience Q&A, an art exhibit of Pardee’s original artwork that inspired the film, one of their favorite monsters from the film, and exclusive tour merchandise." Here are the tour dates announced so far:

  • Thursday February 12th: San Francisco, CA (Landmark Shattuck)
  • Monday February 16th: Boston, MA (Landmark Kendall Square) Presented by Rock N Shock
  • Tuesday February 17th: New York, NY (Landmark Sunshine)
  • Wednesday February 18th: Austin, TX (Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar) Presented by Ain’t It Cool News
  • Thursday February 19th: Los Angeles, CA (Landmark Regent)

Opening in Los Angeles at the Laemmle North Hollywood Cinema on Friday, February 20th, Digging Up the Marrow will also come out on VOD the same day, with a theatrical expansion beginning March 12th. Digging Up the Marrow will be released on Blu-ray and DVD on March 24th. Check back soon for the first official Digging Up the Marrow trailer. In the meantime, here's the synopsis and poster for the film:

“Starring, written and directed by Adam Green and inspired by the artwork of artist Alex Pardee, the film stars Ray Wise (Twin Peaks, X-Men First Class), Will Barratt (Frozen), and a roster full of horror genre favorites and iconic artists all appearing as themselves.

When filmmaker Adam Green receives a package from a strange man (Ray Wise) claiming he can prove that monsters exist, he and his crew are taken on a mysterious, fantastical, and terrifying journey into the shadows deep down under the ground below our feet. DIGGING UP THE MARROW is a documentary-style film that blends reality with fantasy in a way that will leave even the most hardcore skeptics believing in the existence of monsters.”

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    Raised on a steady diet of R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps books and Are You Afraid of the Dark?, Derek has been fascinated with fear since he first saw ForeverWare being used on an episode of Eerie, Indiana.

    When he’s not writing about horror as the Senior News Reporter for Daily Dead, Derek can be found daydreaming about the Santa Carla Boardwalk from The Lost Boys or reading Stephen King and Brian Keene novels.