Anchor Bay gets rights to 'Brutal'


NEW YORK -- Anchor Bay Entertainment has acquired theatrical and DVD rights to the horror filmmaking mockumentary "Brutal Massacre: A Comedy."

The feature stars David Naughton ("An American Werewolf in London") as a director trailed by a docu crew on a horror film set where Murphy's Law rules. "Texas Chainsaw Massacre" star Gunnar Hansen, "Dawn of the Dead" star Ken Foree and three female leads from "The Evil Dead" round out the cast.

Stevan Mena's film will be released in New York and Los Angeles later this spring, followed by a DVD release featuring a new documentary about the mockumentary