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It's capable of transforming loved ones into bloodthirsty killers, and after initially being featured in David Cronenberg's Rabid, the hunger-inducing infection will find new life in Jen and Sylvia Soska's remake of the 1977 film. Before Shout! Studios unleashes it in select theaters and on Digital and VOD on December 13th, we've been provided with the official trailer to share with Daily Dead readers who are hungry for a deeper look at the film's insatiable scares.

"In the gripping horror film Rabid, aspiring fashion designer Rose Miller has her dreams turned into a nightmarish reality when a freak accident leaves her horribly disfigured. After receiving a miracle procedure involving an experimental skin graft from the mysterious Burroughs Clinic, Rose is transformed into the beauty of her dreams. But nothing comes without a cost and Rose begins to feel terrifying side effects that tear at her last threads of sanity. What price will Rose have to pay to have everything she ever wanted? It may just cost her her humanity. Opening in select theaters, digital and On Demand everywhere December 13, 2019 from Shout! Studios, Rabid presents a modern take on David Cronenberg’s body horror classic.

Rabid stars Laura Vandervoort (Jigsaw, Smallville), Benjamin Hollingsworth (Code Black, Cold Pursuit) and Phil Brooks aka C.M. Punk (WWE). Directed by the Soska Sisters, Rabid was produced by John Vidette, Paul Lalonde, and Michael Walker.

Running Time: 108 minutes
Not Rated

Directed by: The Soska Sisters
Written by: The Soska Sisters and John Serge
Executive Producers: Charles Dorfman, David Gilbery, Paul Mcgowan, Larry Howard, Andy Lyon, David Miller, and Jessica Labi
Produced by: John Vidette, Paul Lalonde, and Michael Walker
Cast: Laura Vandervoort, Benjamin Hollingsworth, Phil Brooks (C.M. Punk), Ted Atherton, Hanneke Talbot, Mackenzie Gray, Stephen Mchattie, Aj Mendez, Kevin Hanchard, and Greg Bryk

Canada, 2019
English
Distributed by Shout! Studios

About Shout! Studios
Shout! Studios is the filmed entertainment production and distribution arm of Shout! Factory, specializing in all aspects of distribution, including theatrical, VOD, digital and broadcast. Reflecting Shout! Factory’s ongoing commitment to innovation and excellence, Shout! Studios champions and supports like-minded filmmakers and creators at the forefront of pop culture, driving creative expression and diversity in independent storytelling. Shout! Studios finances, produces, acquires and distributes an eclectic slate of movies, award-winning animated features, specialty films and series from rising and established talent, filmmakers and producers."

Derek Anderson
About the Author - Derek Anderson

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.

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