Following its World Premiere at FrightFest in London, Shout! Studios will be bring Jen and Sylvia Soska's remake of David Cronenberg's classic Rabid stateside for a theatrical run, as well as a Digital and VOD release this December.
Check out the official trailer below.
In Rabid, after aspiring fashion designer Rose (Laura Vandervoort) suffers a disfiguring traffic accident she undergoes a radical and untested stem-cell treatment. The experimental transformation is a miraculous success, transforming her into a ravishing beauty. But she soon develops an uncontrollable sexual appetite, resulting in several torrid encounters, which sees her lovers become rabid carriers of death and disease. As the illness mutates and the contagion spreads out of control, all hell breaks loose as the infected rampage through the city on a violent and gruesome killing spree.
The film also stars Benjamin Hollingsworth ("Code Black", Cold Pursuit) and Phil Brooks aka former WWE Superstar C.M. Punk. Rabid was produced by John Vidette, Paul Lalonde, and Michael Walker.
Shout! Studios unleashes the infection in select theaters and on Digital and VOD on December 13th.