Watch The Trailer For Thrilling Folk Horror 'Moloch'

June 11, 2022 1:00 AM ‐ Paranormal

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Check out the creepy trailer for the Shudder Original, 'Moloch' a new folk horror that lands exclusively on the streaming platform in July.

'Moloch' marks the directorial debut of Dutch filmmaker Nico van den Brink's, and was an official selection of the Fantasia International Film Festival. The movie will premiere on the premium streaming service on Thursday, July 21 for subscribers in the United Kingdom, US, Canada, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.

In 'Moloch', 38-year-old Betriek lives at the edge of a peat bog in the North of the Netherlands. When she and her family are attacked by a random stranger one night, Betriek sets out to find an explanation. The more she digs, the more she becomes convinced that she is being hunted by something ancient.

Shudder's general manager, Craig Engler, said, "'Moloch' is a bold and thrilling new folk horror that is sure to chill Shudder members this summer."

Written by van den Brink and Daan Bakker, 'Moloch' stars Sallie Harmsen ('Blade Runner 2049', 'Catch') and Alexandre Willaume ('The Wheel Of Time', 'The Last Kingdom') and is produced by Sabine Brian and Ronald Versteeg. XYZ Films are Executive Producers and handle worldwide sales on the project.

Nico van den Brink said, "I'm extremely excited to be working with Shudder in bringing 'Moloch' to horror-lovers worldwide. The film will have a wonderful home there. I know we have some very creepy stories to tell in the Netherlands and I'm really looking forward to inviting Shudder's diverse and international audience into the unique world of local Dutch folklore."

Shudder is a premium streaming video service that brings fans of horror, thrillers and the supernatural the best selection of entertainment in the genre. Shudder's ever-expanding library of film, television series, and originals is available on most streaming devices with a seven day free trial.

The deal was negotiated by XYZ Film's Pip Ngo on behalf of the filmmakers, and Emily Gotto, VP, Global Acquisitions & Co-Productions on behalf of Shudder.

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