Having done the rounds at a few horror festivals, including Glasgow’s Frightfest back in February, director Nicolas Lopez’s earthquake gorefest Aftershock will now be getting a full UK release in August.

Starring none other than horror guru Eli Roth, the film centres on a group of thrill-seekers in Chile, who seem to be having the greatest of times – until an enormous earthquake reduces the city to rubble.

With a landscape of death and destruction, with looters and escaped convicts on their tail and the aftershock expected at any time, this is a desperate battle for survival against a very different backdrop.

The film, which also stars the likes of Andrea Osvart and Ariel Levy, will hits cinemas on August 16 before getting a DVD and Blu-ray release on August 19.


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Simon is a journalism tutor in London, who also just happens to be a movie fanatic, with a craving for the darker side of cinema. He has written three books - on the horror films of director Bob Clark (2014), the history of the character Norman Bates (2015) and the work of British exploitation director Pete Walker (2017). He is currently working with director Richard Loncraine to explore all avenues in a bid to orchestrate the re-release of 1978 Mia Farrow chiller Full Circle