Signal, “Snowpiercer,” “Guest” Set Dates

The Signal
Focus Features have announced a platform release starting June 13th for William Eubank’s sci-fi thriller “The Signal”. The story follows three students on a road trip who take a detour into an isolated area where everything goes dark.

When one of the students, Nic, regains consciousness, he is in a waking nightmare. Brenton Thwaites, Olivia Cooke, Beau Knapp and Laurence Fishburne star. [Source: Heat Vision]

At last, a June 27th 2014 North American release date has been set for Bong Joon-ho’s sci-fi action thriller “Snowpiercer”. The long-awaited film has open in select Asian and European territories late last year.

Specifics of the release are presently unknown beyond it being limited and apparently in its complete form. There’s talk of a potential VOD day-and-date release but that is not confirmed at this time. [Source: Box-Office Mojo]

The Guest
Picturehouse has picked up the North American distribution rights to “You’re Next” director Adam Wingard’s new film “The Guest” starring Dan Stevens (“Downton Abbey”). While no specific date has yet been locked, they have announced plans for a release sometime this Fall.

The story follows a young soldier who arrives on the doorstep of the Peterson family, claiming to be a good friend of their beloved son who died in action. When people start mysteriously dying in town, the teen daughter starts wondering if the soldier is responsible. [Source: Picturehouse]