Sleep paralysis is a terrifying phenomenon, and it does indeed make for some terrifying film. The latest to tackle the topic is the insanely promising Dead Awake, which sports an awesome cast and some terrifying imagery.
You can check out the UK trailer below, and be sure to keep the calendar handy, the film arrives on DVD & Digital Monday 15th May, courtesy of Solo Media and Matchbox Films.
Phillip Guzman directs from a script penned by Jeffrey Reddick.
The film stars Jocelin Donahue (Insidious Chapter 2, Furious 7), Lori Petty (Orange is the New Black), Jesse Bradford (Swimfan, Romeo + Juliet), and Brea Grant (Dexter, Halloween II).
Kate Bowman (Jocelin Donahue) is an average social worker who is investigating in the mysterious deaths of people who died in their sleep. Shortly before their deaths, the victims all reported a supernatural force that appeared to them while they were suffering from sleep-paralysis. When Kate investigates further into the case, she opens herself up to the creature’s wrath, and soon finds herself, and her family suffering from an ancient evil.