RLJE Films Acquires Patrick Lussier's 'Trick' For A Halloween Release

Patrick Lussier's Trick RLJE Films

After collaborating on the 2009 My Bloody Valentine remake and the Nicholas Cage-starring Drive Angry, Patrick Lussier and Todd Farmer teamed up once again for Trick, and we've learned this week that RLJE Films has acquired the Halloween horror film, which will be released in theaters and on VOD and Digital HD on October 18th, 2019.

Directed by Lussier who co-wrote the film with Farmer, Trick stars Omar Epps ("House"), Kristina Reyes ("Blindspot"), Jamie Kennedy (Scream) and Tom Atkins (Escape From New York).

"We’re excited to release Trick just in time for Halloween," said Mark Ward, Chief Acquisitions Officer at RLJE Films. "With thrilling plot twists and turns, Trick will have audiences grasping the edge of their seats and will be the start of a terrifying new franchise."

In the film, when a small town is visited every Halloween by a masked madman, Detective Mike Denver (Epps) will stop at nothing to discover who he is and how to stop him.

Trick is a production of Durango Pictures and was produced by Ita Kennedy ("Ghost Hunters") and Ellen Wander (Spinning Man).

Ward and Jess De Leo from RLJE Films and negotiated the deal with Ellen Wander and Jordan Dykstra of Film Bridge International on behalf of the filmmakers.