Shudder has launched a trailer for its upcoming psychological horror thriller Dangerous Issues, which is clearly impressed by Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining. The story follows a bunch of pals who go on a snowy resort weekend getaway and it finally ends up spiraling right into a bloody nightmare.
As you’ll see within the trailer, the lead actress Gayle Rankin (Glow) makes an attempt to channel her internal Jack Torrance. The film comes from author and director Stewart Thorndike, and the synopsis reads:
When a bunch of pals escape the town to spend the weekend in an deserted resort, a pervading eerie vitality begins to light up the cracks of their little household unit. Ruthie Nodd (Gayle Rankin) inherits the resort from her grandmother and with dangerous childhood reminiscences threatening to burst to the floor, Ruthie desires to promote the resort and by no means return. However her accomplice Cal (Hari Nef) drags her there within the hopes of returning it to its former glory. They’re joined by their amiable buddy Maddie (Rad Pereira) and mysterious grifter Fran (Annabelle Dexter-Jones), whose unhinged seduction threatens to drive a wedge between the couple. As the buddies dance, cook dinner, flirt, and combat up and down the halls of the resort, they start to search out themselves indelibly entwined within the resort’s seductive embrace and begin doing dangerous issues to one another.
Dangerous Issues additionally stars Hari Nef (Barbie), Annabelle Dexter-Jones (Succession), Rad Pereira (Betty), Jared Abrahamson (Ramy) and Molly Ringwald (Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story).
Dangerous Issues is coming to Shudder and AMC+ on Friday, August 18th, 2023.