Haunting of Sharon Tate, The. Psychological Crime Thriller Acquired By Saban Films
Haunting of Sharon Tate, The. Film Details
Director: Daniel Farrands
Writer: Daniel Farrands
Release Date: TBA
Release Format: TBA
MPAA Rating: TBA
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Running Time: TBA
Pregnant with director Roman Polanski’s child and awaiting his return from Europe, 26-year-old Hollywood actress Sharon Tate becomes plagued by visions of her imminent death.
Saban Films acquired the U.S. distribution rights from Voltage Pictures for the upcoming psychological thriller The Haunting Of Sharon Tate. The film, based on a ghastly true crime that rocked Holywood in 1969. Actress Hilary Duff portrays the titular role engaged in events set against a Horror tone. Director Daniel Farrands offering a glimpse into the weeks leading up to her and her unborn child’s murder.
The basis to Farrands’ vision centers on a series of murders performed by a cult of four (4) individuals dubbed the Manson family. Five (5) victims were murdered during the Manon Family spree including Sharon Tate, then wife to film director Roman Polanski. Tate was eight and a half months pregnant at the time of her death. To this day Sharon Tate’s murder resonates as one of the heinous crime to have occurred in Hollywood.
Bill Bromiley Saban Films President and Jonathan Saba Saban Films Senior Vice President along with and Jonathan Deckter, President and COO for Voltage Pictures completed the deal to acquire The Haunting Of Sharon Tate at the 2018 American Film Market (AFM), an annual film industry reception hosted at Santa Monica, California.
“The Tate Murders remain a horrifying cultural fascination, even nearly 50 years after they occurred….”
“….Hilary is mesmerizing as Sharon Tate; this is a brutal and unsettling story.”
Bill Bromiley, President of Saban Films Saban Films