One of two movies screening on Friday night during the SXSW Midnighters Film Track, Deadstream has shades of Lair (2021), but you know, good. Tagged as a Horror-Comedy, a washed-up celebrity scrambling for a comeback under terrifying conditions is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. Between Deadstream and Sissy, my Friday night viewing will be a coin flip. According to Deadline, Blue Finch Films has already acquired worldwide rights.
After a public controversy left him disgraced and demonetized, a washed-up internet personality tries to win back his followers by livestreaming himself spending one night alone in an abandoned haunted house. When he accidentally pisses off a vengeful spirit, his big comeback event becomes a real-time fight for his life (and social relevance) as he faces off with the sinister spirit of the house and her own powerful following.
Deadstream Press Release
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