"The nightmare begins when you wake" in The Shadow Man, a new horror film that's out on digital and DVD today from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. To celebrate the Halloween release of the supernatural movie, we've been provided with an exclusive clip from the film as a treat for Daily Dead readers to enjoy with their bowls of trick or treat candy.

You can watch our exclusive clip below, and read on for full details on The Shadow Man from the official press release:

Press Release: CULVER CITY, Calif. (August 28, 2017) – It starts with a nightmare when the terrifying horror film THE SHADOW MAN debuts on digital and DVD on Halloween, October 31, from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Rachel Darwin (Sarah Jurgens, “iZombie”) is pregnant, shackled, giving birth to something terrible, attended to by a dark man in a brimmed hat, a multidimensional being, a shadow that feeds upon human souls. She seeks the aid of William (Adam Tomlinson, Pinkville) who puts her under hypnosis and guides her deeper than mere dreams into astral projecting. But it is getting harder to know what is real and what is not and that includes the Hat Man. THE SHADOW MAN also stars Alison Louder (On the Road), Nick Baillie (Turbulence), Rebecca Amzalag (The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spive), Manuela Casinha (Night Cries) and Celest Chong (“Red Threads”).

Bonus materials include delete scenes and commentary with Director Joshua Fraiman, Writer
Adam Tomlinson and Executive Producer Andrew Cymek.

SynopsisBased on the experiences of the screenwriter and millions of people around the world, a newlywed photographer is stalked by a dark man in a brimmed hat who follows her from her nightmares and into reality. Sanity slipping, she meets a mysterious man claiming to know the shocking secrets of the Hat Man. It can happen to anyone. It can happen to you.

Directed by Joshua Fraiman and written by Adam Tomlinson, THE SHADOW MAN was produced by Brigitte Kingsley and executive produced by Andrew Cymek, Brigitte Kingsley and Adam Tomlinson.

THE SHADOW MAN has a run time of approximately 89 minutes and is not rated.


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