Shudder Buys Supernatural Horror-Thriller ‘Fried Barry’ – .
EXCLUSIVE: AMC Networks’ genre streamer Shudder has selected the South African horror thriller Fried Barry for national and a variety of international territories.
The film is the feature film debut of music video director Ryan Kruger and newcomer Gary Green as a drug-addicted degenerate who fades into the background as an extraterrestrial visitor and takes control of his body and takes a jaunt through Cape Town. The film is an extension of Kruger’s short film of the same name in 2017.
Shudder will debut the film on May 6 in North America, the UK and Ireland, as well as Australia and New Zealand.
The picture had its world premiere at the Cinequest Film Festival 2020 and was also shown at Sitges, Fantasia, Grimmfest and Fantaspoa. It is produced by James C. Williamson and Kruger and executive by Nicolai Fuglsig. Williams and Kruger combined the script. Also in the cast are Bianka Hartenstein, Sean Cameron Michael, Chanelle de Jäger, Joey Cramer and Jonathan Pienaar.
“Fried Barry will blow people away when it hits Shudder. It’s a bold, creative film from the wonderfully insane but visionary spirit of Ryan Kruger and unlike anything else you’ll see this year, ”said Craig Engler, Shudder General Manager.
“We had an amazing year on the festival grounds and the response from the fans was downright explosive,” added director and writer Ryan Kruger. “Fried Barry has achieved this great cult following, and I couldn’t think of a better home for his highly anticipated release than Shudder.”
. previously posted the trailer for the film, which you can watch here.