We're big fans of filmmaker Tony Wash's work here at Crypt Teaze (check out our reviews of The Rake and Skeletons in the Closet) and today we've learned that Indican Pictures has picked up distribution rights to Wash's High on the Hog, starring Sid Haig (House of 1000 Corpses, The Devil's Rejects), Joe Estevez (Public Enemy) and Robert Z’dar (Maniac Cop), in his final role.
The film is a genre bender as Big Daddy (Haig) fights against the government, to maintain his grow-op.
"Part comedy and part horror, High on the Hog takes place on a remote farm. Here, everything is grown, including the green herb. But, local government officials need a bust and they have targeted Big Daddy’s farm for their hit. Big Daddy is ready for the federales, with his arsenal of weapons and take-no-prisoners farmhands. And, just before the big fight, they have to pack that pipe tight!"
Indican has slated the film for an initial theatrical launch. On April 19th, High on the Hog will show in several cities. Indican expects a wider launch, on VOD and other home entertainment formats, at a future date.
High on the Hog was written by Andy Golum and Kevin C. Lockhart. Haig is also the producer on this grindhouse feature.