Deadline reports that Cleopatra Entertainment announced today that they have acquired the North American rights to Amanda Kramer’s thriller Ladyworld which stars Maya Hawke ("Stranger Things"), Annalise Basso (Captain Fantastic), Ryan Simpkins (Brigsby Bear), Ariela Barer ("Marvel’s Runaways"), Odessa Adlon, Tatsumi Romano, Zora Casebere and Atheena Frizzell.
The film will have a theatrical release on August 2nd, which will be followed by a VOD and DVD release on August 27th.
Ladyworld follows a group of girls that get stuck in a house during a slumber party due to an apocalyptic event, stress and fear cause them to degenerate into savagery.
A modernized all-female story inspired by Lord of the Flies, the film made its world premiere at Fantastic Fest last year.
Kramer wrote the film along with Benjamin Shearn. The film is produced by Love & Death Productions’ Leal Naim and Thomas R. Burke alongside Kramer.