Santa Monica, California – Suspense thriller Room for Rent, starring veteran actress Lin Shaye (the Insidious franchise, Ouija), will be released by leading genre distributor Uncork’d Entertainment.
The deal for worldwide rights was finalized this week at AFM between Keith Leopard, President of Uncork’d Entertainment and Tommy Stovall, President of Pasidg Productions Inc.
“We’re very excited to be releasing Room for Rent in 2019” said Keith Leopard, President of Uncork’d Entertainment. “I loved this movie and I think audiences will really enjoy this unique and spine-tingling thrill ride, which features a powerhouse performance by Lin Shaye, in what’s a very different role for her.”
Room for Rent director Tommy Stovall believes Uncork’d is the perfect home for the film.
“We’re thrilled to be working with Uncork’d to get this film out there and can’t wait for people to see it.”
Room for Rent, expected to be released second quarter 2019, stars Shaye as a lonely widow who rents out a room in her house and becomes dangerously obsessed with one of her guests.
Uncork’d Entertainment’s upcoming releases include Chad Archibald’s The Heretics, released in November, festival favorite Lifechanger in January 2019, and Darren Lynn Bousman’s spooky thriller St. Agatha in Q1 2019.
About Lin Shaye:
Lin attended the University of Michigan, where she was an Art History major, although acting in as many University productions as possible, including “Bye Bye Birdie” and “On The Town”. After U of M, she attended Columbia University School of the Arts, and acquired a Master of Fine Arts degree in Acting. She stayed in New York upon graduation and worked in numerous off- and off-off- Broadway productions, as well as Lincoln Center and Broadway. She has studied with some of the finest: Uta Hagen, Stella Adler and Lee Strasberg. Lin is a lifetime member of the Actors Studio. – IMDB