Following the acquisition of new Hammer horror 'The Quiet Ones' by Lionsgate UK a few months back the studios' American counterpart has carried out exactly the same buy up at this months Cannes festival. Lionsgate have picked up the North American distribution rights for the John Pogue ('Quarantine 2: Terminal') helmed chiller which stars Jared Harris ('Mad Men'), Sam Claflin ('The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'), Erin Richards ('Being Human'), Rory Fleck-Byrne and Olivia Cooke ('Bates Motel'). So that's the good news, however, you'll have to sit patiently now until 25 April 2014 before it'll be appearing in US theatres.
"The Quiet Ones (inspired by true events) tells the story of an unorthodox professor who uses controversial methods and leads his best students off the grid to take part in a dangerous experiment: to create a poltergeist. Based on the theory that paranormal activity is caused by human negative energy, the rogue scientists perform a series of tests on a young patient, pushing her to the edge of sanity. As frightening occurrences begin to take place with shocking and gruesome consequences, the group quickly realizes they have triggered a force more terrifying than they ever could have imagined."
'The Quiet Ones' Teaser Art