Shudder and Vertigo Releasing have confirmed that this year’s FrightFest curtain opened, Suitable Flesh, will receiving a theatrical and TVOD release this October 27th. The film will then make it’s debut on Shudder in January 2024.
Directed by Joe Lynch (Point Blank, Mayhem) and written by Dennis Paoli (adapted from H.P. Lovecraft’s short story The Thing On The Doorstep), Suitable Flesh sees Psychiatrist Elizabeth Derby become obsessed with helping a young patient suffering extreme personality disorder. But it leads her into dark occult danger as she tries to escape a horrific fate.
The film stars Heather Graham (Lost in Space, Boogie Nights, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me), Judah Lewis (Demolition, The Babysitter), Bruce Davison (X-Men, Insidious: The Last Key), Johnathon Schaech (The Night Clerk), and Barbara Crampton (You’re Next, Beyond The Gates, Lords of Salem).