Gravitas Ventures has shared with Bloody Disgusting the exclusive art and trailer premiere for Shock Value, about a struggling ‘B’ movie director who blackmails a serial killer to be the star of his next film.
Arriving on VOD platforms August 1, the pic is directed by Douglas Rath, and stars Zak Hudson, Anthony Bravo and Janelle Odair.
In the film, “Miles Fowler makes horror movies. Cheap, perverted, blood-soaked schlock-fests that few see and fewer enjoy. Wallowing in obscurity and desperate to make a name for himself, Miles happens upon a bizarre opportunity when he’s the sole witness to a brutal, real-life murder. Sensing a once-in-a-lifetime chance at artistic (and financial) glory, the z-level auteur decides to build his next project around his new “discovery” – serial killer Nick. But when he finds that Nick is in no way ready for his closeup, Miles must resort to that grandest of Hollywood traditions: blackmail. Pushed from the shadows into the spotlight, Nick has no choice but to learn his lines, hit his marks, and contain his homicidal urges. When cameras roll, however, “creative differences” might just put everyone’s life in turnaround.“