SOURCE: Seven Arts Pictures plc

Seven Arts Pictures plc

October 21, 2010 09:30 ET

Seven Arts Premieres Night of the Demons at Screamfest

HOLLYWOOD, CA--(Marketwire - October 21, 2010) -  Seven Arts Pictures PLC (NASDAQ: SAPX) announced today the DVD release on October 19th of "Night of the Demons" which premiered last week at Screamfest to rave reviews:

"A fun remake...Ticks boxes for Friday night fright." Jamie Russel for Total Film

"Night of the Demons is a loud, brash, sexy and gory movie that recalls the best of 80s horror. 4/5 " Phil Wheat for Bloody Disgusting

"The locations and sets look fabulous... Gierasch also throws in a few nice directorial touches... It's a fun ride." Gareth Jones for Dread Central

"Majoring on blood, breasts and rock 'n' roll, this is fanboy horror featuring demons that are sexy as well as scary." Nigel Floyd for TimeOut

"Night of the Demons" was directed by Adam Gierasch, and produced by Seven Arts Pictures, from a script written by Adam Gierasch and Jace Anderson. "Night of the Demons" is a remake of the cult classic '80's film which stars Monica Keena ("Entourage", "Freddy vs. Jason", "Ripe"), Diora Baird ("My Best Friend's Girl", "Texas Chainsaw Massacre; The Beginning", "Wedding Crashers"), Edward Furlong ("American History X", "Pecker", "Terminator 2") and Shannon Elizabeth ("Thir13en Ghosts", "Scary Movie", "American Pie"). Greg McKay and Michael Arata produced the film.

Peter Hoffman, CEO of Seven Arts, commented, "We are very pleased by the excellent 'buy-in' at video rental and retail outlets of Night of the Demons and look forward to strong sales and rental activity on this film through the Halloween season. We are delighted with the festival reaction to this fun, sexy and scary picture."

About Seven Arts:
Seven Arts Pictures PLC was founded in 2002 as an independent motion picture production and distribution company engaged in the development, acquisition, financing, production, and licensing of theatrical motion pictures for exhibition in domestic (i.e., the United States and Canada) and foreign theatrical markets, and for subsequent worldwide release in other forms of media, including home video and pay and free television.

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