The first deal of the festival goes to a selection from the Midnight Madness program. Greg McLean's The Belko Experiment debuted last night and today Deadline has reported that BH Tilt, the releasing company for Blumhouse Pictures, and Orion closed the deal on the pic.
The Belko Experiment explores a twisted social experiment, in which a group of 80 Americans are locked in their high-rise corporate office in Bogata and ordered by an unknown voice on an intercom system to participate in a deadly game of kill, or else be killed. It stars 10 Cloverfield Lane‘s John Gallagher Jr., Scandal‘s Tony Goldwyn, True Detective‘s Adria Arjona, John C. McGinley, Silicon Valley‘s Josh Brener, Guardians of the Galaxy‘s Michael Rooker and Melonie Diaz, who co-starred in Fruitvale Station.
Said Gunn: “I can’t imagine a better home for us than BH Tilt – a movie as edgy and unique as Belko needs a deft hand for its release, and BH Tilt is the deftest of them all.”Finally, McLean said: “I’m so proud of this movie and the amazing team of collaborators behind it and couldn’t be more excited about once more working with my friends at Orion and BH Tilt to bring Belko to audiences. Genre fans are in for an unforgettable ride!”
BH Tilt/Orion have already set a release date for March 2017