A group of friends discover that a deadly urban legend is all too real in Lantern's Lane, and with the new horror thriller coming to North American digital HD internet, cable, and satellite platforms this Friday, November 5th, via Vertical Entertainment, we've been provided with an exclusive clip to share with Daily Dead readers!

Check out our exclusive clip below, and read the official press release for more details on Lantern's Lane:

Press Release: Los Angeles, CA – Vertical Entertainment has acquired North American rights to Justin LaReau’s horror thriller Lantern’s Lane. The film will be available in theaters and to rent and own on North American digital HD internet, cable, and satellite platforms through Vertical Entertainment on November 5, 2021.

A recent college graduate and her estranged high school friends return to Lantern’s Lane, the home of a real urban legend and must fight to survive the night.

Written and directed by Justin LaReau, Lantern’s Lane stars Brooke Butler, Andy Cohen, Ashley Doris, Sydney Carvill, Lisa Roumain, Robbie Allen, and Skip Howland. One of few films to shoot in California or the U.S. during the early months of the COVID pandemic, Lantern’s Lane was produced by Lydia Cedrone and Justin LaReau.

"We are thrilled to be working with the team at Vertical Entertainment. Their reputation and track record are outstanding, and we are certain the film is in the best of hands,” said Justin LaReau and Lydia Cedrone in a joint statement.

"We're excited to bring Lantern’s Lane to worldwide audiences interested in a film that blends horror and comedy into a legend that lives up to the name," said Peter Jarowey, Partner at Vertical Entertainment. "It's a tale that's sure to stick with viewers long after the end credits roll."

The deal was negotiated by Attorney Christopher Tricarico of Tricarico Chavez LLP on behalf of the filmmakers and by Tony Piantedosi on behalf of Vertical Entertainment.

About Tidal Wave Entertainment

Tidal Wave Entertainment is a Los Angeles-based film production company with creative collaborators worldwide. Partners Cedrone and LaReau develop and produce character-driven motion pictures in a range of genres. Cedrone and LaReau are developing the motion picture SAM VINCIBLE, the triumphant true story of Sam Jarmer, a teenage lifeguard who in 2019 suffered a devastating spinal cord injury that left him paralyzed. With his mother Jessica's unwavering advocacy and the support of his family and friends, Sam embarks on the long and at times implausible journey to walk again.Additional information about the company is available on their website at www.tidalwaveglobal.com.

About Vertical Entertainment

Founded in 2012, Vertical Entertainment has become a leading global independent distributor releasing films across all mediums. Vertical's unique combination of full-service marketing and highly effective sales services provides collaborative solutions for filmmakers, as the company leverages creative and platform relationships to maximize revenue streams from all content providers.

Current and upcoming Vertical Entertainment releases include John Pollono’s directorial debut Small Engine Repair starring Jon Bernthal, Shea Whigham, Jordana Spiro and Ciara Bravo; Reinaldo Marcus Green’s Joe Bell starring Mark Wahlberg, Reid Miller and Connie Britton; Castille Landon’s After We Fell, the third installment of the After series starring Josephine Langford and Hero Fiennes Tiffin; and romantic comedy The Hating Game starring Lucy Hale and Austin Stowell.

Vertical’s past successes include Channing Godfrey Peoples’ Miss Juneteenth, starring Nicole Beharie in her Best Actress Gotham Independent Film Award-winning performance and four Independent Spirit Award nominations including Best Female Lead and Best First Feature, and NAACP Image Award nomination for Outstanding Independent Motion Picture; Best Picture Golden Globe Award nominee Music, directed by Sia and starring Best Actress Golden Globe Award nominee Kate Hudson; Eytan Rockaway’s Lansky starring Harvey Keitel and Sam Worthington; the Toronto Film Festival Midnight Madness breakout Shadow in the Cloud, directed by Roseanne Liang and starring Chloe Grace Moretz; The Informer, with Andrea Di Stefano directing the star-studded cast of Joel Kinnaman, Rosamund Pike, Common, Clive Owen, and Ana de Armas; Robin’s Wish, the revelatory account of iconic comedian Robin Williams' final days, directed by Tylor Norwood; Tate Taylor's Ava with John Malkovich, Geena Davis, Joan Chen, Colin Farrell and Jessica Chastain and Yes, God, Yes, directed by Karen Maine and starring Natalia Dyer and Timothy Simons. Chris Kelly’s Other People, with Molly Shannon in her Independent Spirit Award-winning performance; and Babak Anvari’s BAFTA and British Independent Film Award-winning thriller Under the Shadow.

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