The Guest: Icon Film pick up for UK distribution
News that Icon Film has picked up The Guest for UK distribution, has been shared by The Hollywood Reporter.
Also scheduled to hit U.K. theaters via Icon will be The Guest, a genre-bending thriller from director Adam Wingard, writer Simon Barrett and producers Keith Calder and Jessica Wu, the team behind the acclaimed indie You’re Next, V/H/S andV/H/S 2. Featuring British rising star Dan Stevens, (TV's Downton Abbey) the film received its world premiere in the midnight program at this year’s Sundance, and also stars Maika Monroe (The Bling Ring), Brendan Meyer (Mr Young - TV series) and Sheila Kelly (Matchstick Men). Stevens plays a soldier who returns home to visit a fallen comrade’s family, but the perfect houseguest is not what he seems as a mysterious and sinister chain of events unfold.
The Guest is being presented internationally by Hanway.
And another great review for Dan's performance in The Guest has been shared by JoBlo.
Were it not for Don Johnson in COLD IN JULY, I’d say Dan Stevens gave the single best performance I saw at this year’s Sundance. Watching him in Adam Wingard’s action-horror hybrid THE GUEST, you’d never know that his bad-ass anti-hero (the most vicious since Rutger Hauer in THE HITCHER) was also the stammering, floppy-haired Lord Matthew on DOWNTON ABBEY. If you thought Stevens was going to be the next Hugh Grant- think again. With this, he just might become the next Michael Fassbender or Daniel Craig.