[Trailer] Gravitas Ventures Releasing Sci-fi Flick 'Skyman' in Drive-Ins from 'The Blair Witch Project' Co-Creator!
...Via Deadline, Gravitas Ventures has acquired UFO Sci-fi found footage flick, Skyman, written/directed by Daniel Myrick, co-creator of The Blair Witch Project!
"Just days after his 10th birthday, Carl Merryweather rocked the local news community when he claimed he was visited by an extraterrestrial life form. Despite other alleged sightings reported that same evening, skeptical authorities shrugged off the claims. Now, almost three obsessive decades later, Carl (played as an adult by Michael Selle) is set on a mission to reunite with the being he calls “the Skyman” to not only prove the skeptics wrong but also ultimately find his own true sense of purpose."
Said Myrick, “I grew up in an era where the talk of UFO’s, Bigfoot and the ‘Devil’s Triangle’ were all the rage and was inspired by the personal experiences from so many people not unlike Carl Merryweather...Whether you believe in the legitimacy of these accounts or not, they reveal a deeper human truth that I find quite compelling and speak to the notion that so many of us are searching for something greater than ourselves – and I’m excited to finally bring a little bit of that mystery to the big screen.”
The film also stars Nicollete Sweeney and Faleolo Alailima.
It was produced by Joseph Restaino, Myrick, Anthony Pernicka and William Surgeon.
Skyman enters drive-in theaters on June 30th, with a VOD release from Gravitas Ventures planned for the following week.
By Matt Konopka