Great news has arrived for an Illinois indie. Gravitas Ventures has acquired North American rights to the feature film The Unseen. Jennifer A. Goodman wrote, starred in, and produced the film under her banner Lakefront Pictures alongside Co-Founder Ryan Atkins, who also oversaw post-production.
Gravitas will release the supernatural thriller in June 2023 in theaters and on demand.
Directed by Vincent Shade, the film stars RJ Mitte (Breaking Bad), Christian Stolte (Chicago Fire), William Mark McCullough (The Walking Dead), Jennifer A. Goodman (Conrad), Sue Cremin (FBI), Candice Rose (Stranger Things), Kimberly Michelle Vaughn (Empire), Ava Bianchi, and Rebekah Kennedy (Law & Order: Special Victims Unit).
In The Unseen, a law student (Mitte) finds himself losing his mind in a twisted web of murder and deceit brought on by a dark force from his past.
RJ Mitte, Vincent Shade, Jordan Ancel, and Evan J. Cholfin also produced with Jennifer and Ryan.
Goodman said, “As a person on the autism spectrum who has struggled throughout my life, I am honored to be able to bring this film to a large audience, supporting people whose voices may go unheard through my work and to open up peoples’ perspectives to a whole universe of creativity.”
Shade adds, “What fascinates me in The Unseen is the corrosive nature of secrets. We explore this through the tortured turmoil within our protagonist Tommy, portrayed with layered depth by RJ Mitte, and as all our characters uncover dangerous truths. I am truly honored to work with such a dedicated cast and crew, who together as a team, were able to bring that excitement to the screen.”
“Gravitas is excited to bring The Unseen to North American audiences in theaters and on Video on Demand Platforms this summer. RJ Mitte delivers a thrilling performance in this exciting and captivating film, only elevated by Goodman’s fantastic script,” said Mackenzie Maguire, Gravitas Ventures Acquisitions Coordinator.
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