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Movie News: Occult Chiller “The Heiress” Set for March Release


Supernatural horror and familial drama meet in the U.K. feature The Heiress, set for March 15 release in the U.K. and across the world, with a U.S. and Canada release one day later. Following is the international press release, including information on both the U.S. and U.K. release dates.

The Movie Partnership, in association with Old Way Film & Television, will be releasing the powerful and haunting supernatural thriller THE HEIRESS, both in the UK and across the world, excluding US and Canada.

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It will be available to download from all major platforms including iTunes, Amazon, SKY Box Office, Sony and Google from Monday, 15th March, 2021.

THE HEIRESS is also being released on Tuesday, March 16th, 2021 in the US and Canada courtesy of 4Digital Media.

The female-driven story, blending the occult with contemporary familial issues, stars Candis Hergaard as Claire and Jayne Wisener as Anna, cousins who share a mysterious connection to a dark family secret. Following the death of Clare’s grandmother, ancient spirits are unleashed and the women must do battle with ‘Lilith,’ a malevolent female spirit who has returned to claim possession of Anna’s unborn child. 

Directed by Chris Bell and written by Danny Prescott, Jezz Vernon, Chris Bell and Kelly Prescott, THE HEIRESS is an Old Way Film & Television production, produced by, Richard Turner, Terry Stone, Jezz Vernon & Danny Prescott. It stars Candis Nergaard (Call the Midwife, Grantchester) , Jayne Wisener (Sweeney Todd, Jane Eyre), Jonny Phillips (Titanic, Outlaw King), David Schaal (The Inbetweeners, Frontier), Denise Stephenson (St Trinians, Swimming with Men), Mark Arden (Agatha Raisin, Teenage Kicks) and Flip Webster (Harry Potter, The Alienist).

Producers Terry Stone & Richard Turner said today: “This film is a supernatural, thematic genre piece that’s focused on the centuries-old conflict between religion and science. It’s also firmly a post #metoo film, examining the issues with male hierarchies and assumptions from a feminist perspective. We’re thrilled that, alongside 4Digital Media, we can bring this film to a global audience”.

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