The works of Edgar Alan Poe have been told and retold time and time again since their inception, the source material having seemingly been exhausted in their adaptations to various forms of media. But that's not stopping Bart Mastronardi, Alan Rowe Kelly, and Michael Varrati from bringing new flavor to the delectably horrific tales, and what better way to spice things up than with a cast of genre veterans known for their terrifying work as scream queens - sugar and spice and everything nice and bloody...
From the Press Release -
New York, NY - Wild Eye Releasing has announced the October 11th DVD and Digital HD release of the acclaimed horror anthology Tales of Poe. Since the world premiere at the famous Egyptian Theater in Hollywood, Tales of Poe has been met with acclaim and awards on the festival circuit. San Francisco Weekly called the anthology "a worthy successor to the Roger Corman/ Vincent Price Poe films" while Icons of Fright hailed the result as "downright stunning to witness...wickedly adventurous".
Co-directed by Bart Mastronardi and Alan Rowe Kelly and co-written by Michael Varrati, Tales of Poe combines the classic horror prose with the star power of legendary scream queens Adrienne King (Friday the 13th, Friday the 13th Part 2), Caroline Williams (Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2, Halloween 2), Amy Steel (Friday the 13th Part 2, April Fool's Day) Debbie Rochon (Model Hunger, Hell Town) and Lesleh Donaldson (Happy Birthday to Me, Funeral Home).