We're back with another edition of Horror Highlights! Today, check out the trailer for Panacea, watch the short film Renovation, check out photos from Marfa and learn more about the online immersive experience DTLA: Son of Sam:

Watch the Trailer for PANACEA: "A young woman is held captive in an underground medical facility where selected individuals are perpetually mutilated and then healed using an experimental miracle drug : a panacea."

The film is written and directed by Peter Daskaloff, and stars Louis Mandylor and Ashlynn Yennie, with Augie Duke, Yorgos Karamihos, and Christos Vasilopoulos.


Watch the Short Film RENOVATION:

"We are in quarantine.

We are remodelling our condo.

And there’s something happening in the house…"

"Check out a new horror short, RENOVATION from Tyler Christensen (House of Purgatory) shot on an iPhone while quarantining at home and starring his husband."


New Photos from MARFA: "The synopsis of writer-director Andy Stapp's Marfa reads as follows: Four lifelong friends decide to veer off the road and venture into a small West Texas town known as Marfa. The cast includes Tony Toddy (Candyman, Final Destination 5) , Stelio Savante (Running For Grace, No Postage Necessary), Brittany Jo Alvarado, Kyle Colton, Marcus Jahn, Tracy Perez (East Los High, Charlie Says), Richard Riehle (The Man From Earth, Casino), Neil Sandilands (The Flash, Hap and Leonard), Kimberley Christann Pember, Lisa Roumain (Westworld, Avatar), Scot Scurlock, and Sasha Thurston. Stapp is making his directorial debut from his own script and is also executive producing. Producers are Stelio Savante and Starla Christian.

Marfa is currently in the final stages of post production and is scheduled for a late 2020 release. "


Online Immersive Haunted Escape Game DTLA: SON OF SAM: "For those of you who are stuck at home and missing the thrill of horror events, haunts, and escape rooms, this online project, born in response to the COVID-19 safer-at-home closures and quarantines, offers exciting at-home gameplay on your own computer in the comfort of your own horror-lair home. Terror DTLA: SON OF SAM is an online Immersive Haunted Escape (IHE) game that features physical immersive challenges and exciting character-videos performed by film and TV actors!

Terror DTLA’s Immersive Haunted Escapes are truly a combination of escape room elements, immersive experiences, and haunted house events, collaboratively rolled into an action-packed 60-minute horror experience. The Immersive Challenges get you up out of your seat, as physical dares entice you to do something out of the ordinary for an online game- to interact with your own environment as part of the immersive game-play experience. Captivating in-game videos feature amazingly talented actors from film and TV, as characters in the story who speak directly to you, provide you with important information, challenge you to complete tasks, and truly terrify. Play alone if you dare or share your screen to play with a group of horror-fan friends.

Terror DTLA: SON OF SAM stars Aaron Groben from horror film’s “Art of the Dead,” “VHYes,” and Season 5 of “Tawk with Awkwafina,” Abigail Hunt from the crime drama “Charlie Says,” TV’s “In Ice Cold Blood” and “Unus Annus,” Charlotte Bjornbak from TV’s “Weeds,” “Criminal Minds,” and the horror film “Baphomet,” and Sean Alexander James from

Apple TV’s “The Morning Show,” “Stumptown,” and Crypt TV’s “Hospice.” This online Immersive Haunted Escape game is produced and directed by Robert Glen Decker, M.F.A., written by Collin Blair, with escape room puzzles by Felix Sicard, and is a product of Dionysus Productions of Los Angeles.

The Story: You are trapped inside your home during a summer heatwave. A power blackout has blanketed your neighborhood in fear as a serial killer moves quietly through the darkness. You must work together to solve the mystery and survive the night. Could this terrifying copycat killer of the infamous 1977 Son of Sam murders be lurking now outside your own front door?

Solve puzzles, search rooms, complete challenges, battle evil forces, live the story, and survive the fear! Rated: M for mature. Gameplay Level: Easy. Players: 1-7. Requirements: PC or laptop, headphones, internet connection.

Terror DTLA: SON OF SAM is available now at www.sonofsamescape.com."