Hollywood, CA -- Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (NASDAQ: CIDM), the global leader in digital cinema, is pleased to announce an exclusive partnership with ARC Entertainment and XLrator Media to distribute JOHN CARPENTER'S THE WARD to select digital cinema locations across the United States, opening on July 8.
Directed by legendary "Master of Horror" John Carpenter (Halloween, The Thing, Escape From New York), JOHN CARPENTER'S THE WARD is a psychological thriller about a young woman in a mental institution (Amber Heard) who is terrorized by a mysterious and deadly ghost. As danger creeps closer, she comes to realize the ghost holds a darker secret than she ever imagined. The film co-stars Mamie Gummer, Danielle Panabaker, Lyndsy Fonseca and Jared Harris.
An ideal candidate for digital distribution, JOHN CARPENTER'S THE WARD benefits from the extremely targeted and efficient distribution model that digital cinema enables. Digital cinema allows specialized programming an opportunity to get a theatrical release, while eliminating costly film prints and national advertising. Markets for alternative content are selected based on film genre and audience demographics.
For further information on confirmed theatres and playtimes, visit www.cinedigm.com/theward.