August 7, 2018
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EW: Watch the first clip from punk-rock survival-thriller The Ranger

From Entertainment Weekly: It was announced today that The Ranger will open in New York on Aug. 17 for a week-long run at the IFC Center and will play for another week at L.A.’s Laemmle Music Hall Theater from Sept. 7. Wexler’s film is also screening on the opening night of London’s FrightFest, Aug. 23.

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March 9, 2018
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Entertainment Weekly: Check out the chilling poster for SXSW horror-thriller The Ranger

In director Jenn Wexler‘s SXSW-bound directorial debut The Ranger, a group of young punks get in trouble with the cops and flee the city. Fueled by an hallucinogenic drug called Echo, they hope to lay low in the woods, but the punks find themselves pitted against the local authority — an unhinged park ranger with an axe to grind.

“Jeremy Holm plays the ranger,” says Wexler. “He’s in Mr. Robot and House of Cards and he’s just f—ing awesome. I can’t wait for people to see him in this movie. Chloe Levine, who’s in The Defenders and The OA on Netflix, plays one of the punks named Chelsea. Then we have Amanda Grace Benitez, who’s in All Cheerleaders Die, and Bubba Weiler (The Good Fight), and Granit Lahu (The Sinner), and Jeremy Pope. It’s a great ensemble cast.”

Wexler co-wrote the script for The Ranger with an old friend, Giaco Furino.

“We went to college in Philadelphia at the University of the Arts and this was his, like, senior screenplay,” says Wexler. “I was always so obsessed with the idea of punks vs. a park ranger. I felt that was something that should already exist in the world! [Laughs] There should already be some ’80s movie about punks that go up against a park ranger. So, I always loved the concept, and then later, when I figured out how to make movies, I was like, ‘Yo, Giaco! Find that script and let’s make this!”

Although Wexler is a first-time director, she is certainly not lacking experience behind the camera, having recently produced Mickey Keating’s films Darling and Psychopaths, Robert Mockler’s Like Me, and Ana Ansensio’s Most Beautiful Island, which was nominated for the John Cassavetes Award at the recent Independent Spirit Awards. Wexler is currently performing the same role on Depraved, a reimagining of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein being made by indie-horror notable and The Ranger cast member, Larry Fessenden.

“We’re in the middle of shooting,” says Wexler. “I don’t want to speak too much to it, but everything about it looks awesome, including the monster, and I know Larry’s really excited to hop into the editing room.”

The Ranger will receive its world premiere at the SXSW Film Festival in Austin, Texas, on March 12. More information about the film’s screening schedule can be found at the official SXSW website.

The Ranger is produced by Wexler, Fessenden, Andrew van den Houten, Ashleigh Snead, and Heather Buckley. The film is exec-produced by Darryl Gariglio, Giles Daoust, and Catherine Dumonceaux.

From EW

October 11, 2017
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PSYCHOPATHS trailer debuts on Entertainment Weekly

A Glass Eye Pix production of a Mickey Keating film
In Theaters December 1st, VOD January 2nd

From EW:
Psychopaths is the new movie from Mickey Keating, the filmmaker whose previous credits include PodDarling, and last year’s Ashley Bell-starring survival thriller, Carnage Park. What is Keating’s latest film about? Well, let’s say the movie’s title is not designed to mislead. Psychopaths follows the paths of multiple serial killers cross over one single, blood-soaked night. There’s Alice, an escaped mental patient who thinks she’s living in the 1950s glamour world; Blondie, a beautiful seductress who lures men down into her suburban basement; the Midnight Strangler, first seen claiming a victim in a seedy hotel; and an enigmatic masked contract killer who stalks the city with his own deadly agenda.
April 11, 2017
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PSYCHOPATHS exclusive first clip

Entertainment Weekly brings us the exclusive first look at Mickey Keating’s PSYCHOPATHS.
Set to open at the Tribeca Film Festival.

EW has the scoop

February 3, 2017
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Entertainment Weekly serves us a taste of Stake Land 2 with this exclusive clip!

Stake Land II is available to watch on VOD and via digital platforms, Feb. 7. 
Click HERE for EW article.

August 2, 2016
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Fessenden’s favorites from Shudder collection!

Fessenden sits with Sam Zimmerman and hand-picks a variety of scary flicks from Shudder’s collection.

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July 20, 2016
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In a Valley of Violence trailer exclusively on EW

The official trailer to the new western In a Valley of Violence is now on Entertainment Weekly.
Written and directed by Ti West, produced by GEP producer Peter Phok
and starring Ethan Hawke, John Travolta, along with Fessenden and co.
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June 21, 2016
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Stake Land sequel digs fangs into post production!

Shooting has wrapped on the STAKE LAND sequel!!! Directed by BODY directors Dan Berk and Robert Olson, written by Nick Damici, who stars alongside Connor Paolo. Produced by GEP & Dark Sky Films. EW has all the details; check it at the link!stake-land_0

June 14, 2016
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Mind’s Eye trailer unleashed!

The hypnotic, mind-melting trailer for Joe Begos’ new film The Mind’s Eye has finally arrived! The cast consists of a few familiar faces such as Graham Skipper, Noah Segan, Matt Mercer, Jeremy Gardner, Brian Morvant, Josh Ethier, Sam Zimmerman and Glass Eye pals Lauren Ashley Carter, John Speredakos and GEP madman Larry Fessenden!   Screen Shot 2016-06-14 at 5.14.55 PM

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June 14, 2016
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Darling producer plans directorial debut

DARLING producer and GEP pal Jenn Wexler will be showcased at this year’s Frontières International Co-Production Market in Montreal for her directorial debut film The Ranger.


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