Anchor Bay has acquired a movie titled Nothing to Fear, the first to be produced by Slasher Films, which was started by legendary Guns N’ Roses guitarist Slash along with Rob Eric and Michael Williams.
The movie follows a family who makes that always dangerous horror movie decision to start fresh in a small town. This particular small town happens to be an actual town in Kansas called Stull. The town has about 20 residents and a decades old legend that one of the seven gateways to hell is located in its small cemetery, and that the Devil himself comes out to walk the Earth a couple of times a year there. Seeing as how it’s not likely you’ll bump into Satan hanging out in Kansas, it makes plenty of sense to bring the legend to life through film.
Anthony Leonardi III, a creature designer and storyboard artist on such titles as Constantine, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End, Rango, 47 Ronin, and The Lone Ranger, will make his feature directorial debut.
While this is the first movie set in and based directly on the legends of Stull, Kansas, it’s not the first time the town has been featured in entertainment. The direct-to-DVD action sequel Turbulence 3: Heavy Metal involved the hijacking of a plane with plans of crashing it into the Stull cemetery, effectively releasing the Devil, and the final confrontation between Michael and Lucifer at the end of season 5 of Supernatural takes place on the Stull cemetery grounds.