Shudder Acquires Psychological Horror From Mercedes Bryce Morgan

Shudder has announced that it has acquired the streaming rights to Mercedes Bryce Morgan’s psychological horror film, spoonful of sugar. The film will have its world premiere at Fantastic Fest this coming Saturday.

Millicent is taking a semester off from her studies to focus on her thesis on children with severe allergies, which makes her the perfect person to care for little Johnny, a sickly, mute child who suffers from all kinds of allergies under the sun, from nickel to artificial fabric. Her bossy mother, Rebecca, is an accomplished author focused on getting her latest book out, while her dissatisfied father, Jacob, spends sweaty, shirtless days toiling away on a carpentry project in the backyard. court.

Lacking a family of her own and seeking to escape the creepy arrangement she has with a father figure (David Yow of Austin’s Jesus Lizard fame), Millicent becomes entangled in the dysfunctional life of the family – forming an ominous bond with young Johnny, continuing a torrid affair with Jacob, and a more liberal use of LSD which she micrordoses as part of a therapeutic regimen. As Johnny’s behavior grows increasingly violent and Millicent’s disturbing hallucinations become more frequent, the Threads all converge, threatening to throw Rebecca’s tidy world into chaos. Fantastic Festival Page

Thrill will flow spoonful of sugar in the US, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand in 2023.

Shudder, AMC Network’s premium horror, thriller and supernatural streaming service, has acquired psychological horror spoonful of sugar, ahead of its world premiere at Fantastic Fest later this week. The film will be available exclusively on Shudder in the US, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand in 2023.

The second feature from Mercedes director Bryce Morgan (Fixation), spoonful of sugar is written by Leah Saint Marie (Honor Award) and stars Morgan Saylor (Blow up the man, Country), Kat Foster (Gas lighting, Jean Claude Van Johnson), Myko Olivier (United States of Al, Menéndez: Blood Brothers), Danilo Crovetti and David Yow (I don’t feel at home in this world anymore, under the silver lake). The film is produced by Vanishing Angle’s (Werewolves inside, thunder road) Matt Miller and Natalie Metzger with Katrina Kudlick (Fixation, ladyworld).

“With spoonful of sugar, Mercedes Bryce Morgan delivers incisive psychological horror intertwined with nightmarish visions of hallucinogenic beauty. We can’t wait for Shudder members to make the trip,” said Craig Engler, Chief Executive Officer of Shudder.

Director Mercedes Bryce Morgan added, “AMC Networks’ Shudder is the perfect partner for this film, and we’re so honored to be able to present such a unique story. I can’t wait for audiences around the world to immerse themselves in the trippy psyche. of our characters.”

In spoonful of sugara deranged babysitter experiences a sexual awakening by using LSD to alternatively treat a seemingly “sick” child from a family with dark secrets.

The deal was brokered by Vanishing Angle on behalf of the filmmakers and Emily Gotto, VP, Global Acquisitions & Co-Productions on behalf of Shudder.

A disturbed babysitter experiences a sexual awakening by using LSD to alternatively treat a seemingly “sick” child from a family with dark secrets.

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