New Images Give Us A Look At The Ghosts Left Behind ‘The Axe Murders Of Villisca’

January 16, 2017

Written by Kelli Marchman McNeely

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A set of spooky new images has been unveiled by IFC Midnight ahead of the release of ‘The Axe Murders of Villisca’. Directed by Tony E. Valenzuela, based on the script penned by Owen Edgerton, this paranormal thriller stars Robert Adamson, Jarrett Sleeper, Alex Frnka, Riley Bodenstab, Kellan Rhude, Conchata Ferrell, Jon Gries and Urs Inauen.


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“On a June night in 1912, eight people—a mother, father, their four children, and two guests—were murdered by an axe-wielding killer in the sleepy town of Villisca, Iowa, a case that remains unsolved to this day. 104 years later, Caleb (Robert Adamson) and Denny (Jarrett Sleeper), two friends who share an interest in ghost hunting, along with Jess (Alex Frnka), the new girl in school who’s already got a reputation, sneak into the house where the infamous bloodbath occurred in hopes of recording paranormal activity. What the trio encounters is far more horrifying than anything they could have imagined. A century after the shocking crime that put Villisca on the map, a supernatural force is waiting to write the next chapter in the home’s bloody history.”


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‘The Axe Murders of Villisca’ will open in select theaters, on VOD, and on Digital HD on January 20th.




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