Thanks to Keith for this!
Indie distributor Mainline Releasing has picked up the worldwide rights to Del Mar Productions’ “Descendant, Descendant,” starring Katherine Heigl, Jeremy London and Nick Stabile.
The film, a psychological thriller, inspired by Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Fall of the House of Usher,” concerns a young novelist tormented by his family’s history and haunted by the spectre of his long-dead, more famous ancestor. The novelist meets and falls in love with a woman, a distant relative of his ancestor, whose friends and family begin to disappear mysteriously.
Del Mar partners Kermit Christman and Del Tenney directed the film, which was produced by Joyce North and Christman and executive produced by Tenney
The deal was brokered by Mainline VP of acquisitions Joseph Dickstein and Christman.
Katherine had previously worked with Nick Stabile in the 1998 horror/comedy “Bride Of Chucky”.