Relativity Media Takes North America On Suspense Thriller ‘The Man In The White Van’ Starring Madison Wolfe, Sean Astin, Ali Larter & More

EXCLUSIVE: Relativity Media has acquired North American rights to Warren Skeels’ thriller The Man in the White Van from Garrison Film and Legion M, slating the film for a wide theatrical release on October 11.

Starring Sean Astin (Stranger Things), Ali Larter (The Rookie), Madison Wolfe (The Conjuring 2) and more, the film is inspired by a series of true crimes that shook the nation in the 1970s and delves into the harrowing experiences of Annie Williams (Wolfe), a spirited family girl, whose carefree existence is turned upside down as she finds herself stalked by an ominous man in a white van. Prone to exaggeration, her parents’ disbelief in her tales of being followed leads to a terrifying Halloween nightmare.

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Skeels directed from his and Sharon Y. Cobb’s script, in his narrative feature debut. Terri Lubaroff, Anne Marie Gillen, Skeels, Michael Nole, and Paul Scanlan produced alongside EPs Gary Kompothecras, Lawrence Najem, Jeff Annison, David Baxter, Astin, Larter, Michael Arrieta, Marc Danon, Lex Miron, and David Robbins. Brec Bassinger (Stargirl), Gavin Warren (Night Swim), Skai Jackson (Jessie) and Julianne Arrieta (Freelance) round out the cast.

In anticipation of the theatrical release, the filmmakers will host a curated panel at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con with cast in attendance.

Stated Michael Arrieta, Chief Operating Officer at Relativity Media, “The Man in the White Van is a flat-out frightening story with an incredible ensemble cast, and the teams behind it have produced a film that’s both visceral and topical. Watching this in a crowded theater is truly the best way for viewers to experience this tension-packed thrill ride as realized by Warren and his talented crew.”

Added Legion M’s co-founder and CEO, Scanlan, “We are beyond excited to team up with Relativity to bring this film to theaters nationwide, where every suspense-filled moment and heart-pounding scare is magnified by the collective experience. Our Legion M community craves theatrical experiences and this film delivers on all fronts.”

Scanlan negotiated the deal for Legion M, with Nole repping Garrison Film.

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