THE ASCENT (STAIRS) might be launched within the UK courtesy of Kaleidoscope Movie Distribution. THE ASCENT is directed by Tom Paton and premiered at FrightFest 2019 beneath its earlier title STAIRS.
Synopsis: A bunch of mercenaries are despatched into Japanese Europe in the midst of a civil battle to retrieve intel, however shortly after the mission the unit discover themselves trapped on a unending stairwell; compelled to climb or die. To outlive, they need to revisit their previous sins in the event that they ever need to get off.
Mixing sci-fi, motion and horror, full with bone-crunching struggle sequences, time journey and existential dread, The Ascent follows a black ops group who discover themselves trapped in a terrifying, unending stairwell. Compelled to climb or die, the group quickly come nose to nose with their previous sins in a determined struggle for survival.
Directed and written by Tom Paton (Black Web site, Redwood), and from the producers of Killers Nameless and Solis, The Ascent stars Shayne Ward – star of one of many UK’s hottest TV reveals, Coronation Road – alongside Toby Osmond (Recreation of Thrones), Sophie Austin (Name the Midwife), Alana Wallace (Black Web site), Matt Malecki (Hurricane), Simon Meacock (Unbelievable Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald) and Bentley Kalu (Marvel Girl).
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