David Bruckner’s backwoods film The Ritual is preparing to open in UK theaters this October. While it would have been nice to have Bruckner’s Friday the 13th movie which was canceled just weeks before it was set to begin filming, The Ritual looks like it is going to be solid film.
In the film, four friends from college head off into the Scandinavian wild in an effort to get away from it all and reconnect with each other. Soon the trip turns into a nightmare when they take a shortcut and end up lost. While trying to find their way back to civilization, they come across what seems to be an abandoned cottage. Inside they discover ancient artifacts on the wall and bones scattered on the floor and what looks like a sacrifice. Soon the men discover that something is stalking them.
Rafe Spall, Robert James-Collier, Arsher Ali, and Sam Troughton star in the film penned by Joe Barton, based on a novel of the same name by Adam Nevill.
The Ritual will open in UK theaters this October on Friday the 13th.