Holiday Horror Film 'Better Watch Out' Nabbed by Well Go USA

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Virginia Madsen, Patrick Warburton

The movie centers on a babysitter that has to handle a situation way above her pay grade.

Holiday horror movie Better Watch Out has been picked up by Well Go USA for North America.

Starring Olivia DeJonge (The Visit), the film follows a babysitter that must defend her 12-year-old ward, played by Levi Miller (Pan), from intruders that have planned an extraordinary home invasion. 

Virginia Madsen and Patrick Warburton also star, along with Ed Oxenbould, Aleks Mikic and Dacre Montgomery. 

Chris Peckover directed Better Watch Out, which he wrote with Zack Kahn from a story by Kahn. The film was produced by Thornquest and Sidonie Abbene of Storm Vision Entertainment and Hambel and Paul Jensen of Best Medicine Productions.

Better Watch Out is set for a theatrical and digital release on Oct. 6.

XYZ Films negotiated the deal on behalf of the filmmakers. Versatile handled all international rights.