Gloriousdirected by Rebekah McKendry, premiered at the Fantasia International Film Festival in Montreal earlier this week.
Already it has received positive reviews from critics, praised for its casting and script, while some hailed the camerawork as “stellar”.
Described as a “comic trauma”, the film features true blood star Kwanten as a man unlucky in love named Wes, who finds himself locked in a toilet cubicle at a truck stop.
Throughout the night, a voice booming through a glory hole in one of the stall walls haunts him. Soon, Wes discovers that he has been thrust into a more terrible situation than he could have imagined.
Oscar-winning actor Simmons provides the voice of terror.
The film also stars Sylvia Grace Crim and was written by Todd Rigney, Joshua Hull and David Ian McKendry.
In a sort of triumph for the cast and creative team, Glorious currently has a 100% “fresh” rating on the popular movie rating site.
For Bloody disgustingcritic Meagan Navarro wrote, “An excellent cast, stellar camerawork, and biting splatstick sense of humor make this a startling new entry in one-location horror.”
Glorious will be released on Shudder on August 18.