Written & Directed by Jeremy Gillespie and Steven Kostanski
Cast: Aaron Poole, Kathleen Munroe, Ellen Wong, Kenneth Walsh, Evan Stern, Daniel Fathers, and Grace Munro
Distributor: Screen Media Films
Runtime: 90 min
Release date: April 7th, 2017
Back in 2007, a group of young aspiring Canadian filmmakers started a production company called Astron-6. The group became known for their 80s-style low budget horror comedies such as Manborg, and Father’s Day (both 2011). Two of the Astron-6 filmmakers are Jeremy Gillespie and Steven Kostanski and their latest film, The Void, opens this Friday in theaters and on VOD. Written and directed by the pair, the film pays homage to 80s gore-fests, specifically the films of horror master John Carpenter. While not always set on what type of horror film it is, The Void certainly will not bore you, and barely gives you a second to come up for air. It is balls to the wall gore and scares for all 90-minutes, and will certainly leave fans of 80s horror very happy.
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