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Beyond Fest Official Selection and Shudder Original Film THE SEED Premieres Exclusively In March

Shudder Original, The Seed premieres exclusively on the horror streaming service in March 10, 2022.

The Seed - Still curtosy of AMC Networks

Shudder, AMC Networks’ premium streaming service for horror, thrillers and the supernatural, will exclusively premiere the black comedy creature feature Shudder Original The Seed, on Thursday, March 10, 2022. The film marks the feature debut for British writer and director Sam Walker. The film was acquired by Shudder ahead of its October 5, 2021 world premiere at Beyond Fest.

“The kind of ‘midnight’ movie programmers can only dream of.” - Beyond Fest

In The Seed, follows lifelong friends Deidre (Lucy Martin, Vikings), Heather (Sophie Vavasseur, Resident Evil: Apocalypse), and Charlotte (Chelsea Edge, I Hate Suzie) are finally getting some time away together, using the upcoming meteor shower to gather more followers for their social media channels. What starts out as a girls’ getaway in the Mojave Desert descends into a battle for survival with the arrival of an invasive alien force whose air of mystery soon proves to be too alluring and irresistible to them. Before long the situation devolves into a battle to the death, where the stakes have galaxy-wide implications.

The Seed - Still curtosy of AMC Networks

“Sam Walker’s stunning feature debut blends sci-fi, body horror and pitch-black comedy into one stylish and scary package,” said Shudder’s general manager, Craig Engler. “We are thrilled to plant The Seed in the minds of Shudder members.”

The Seed was produced by Shudder, Camelot Films and Hardman Pictures, in association with Lipsync Productions, AMP International, The Malta Film Commission and Ingenious Media. Matt Hookings, Chris Hardman and James Norrie serve as producers. Walker's previous shorts include Duck Children, Pool Shark, Tea Break, The Spoilt Earth and Bite Horse.