Death in the Desert, based on the true crime book by Cathy Scott and adapted for the screen by Scott and John Steppling, has been acquired by Osiris Entertainment. Company has set the film for a DVD and VOD release in January 2016.
An advance screening of the film will be held this Friday at the Arizona Underground Film Festival on Friday.
The film, already labelled a “classic” by The Huffington Post, who applauded the film’s “captivating” cast of characters and ‘’dark and addictive’’ story, is expected to win Michael Madsen some of the best notices of his career.
Death in the Desert tells of a trio who double down on love in Las Vegas. The life of Kim Davis, the young live-in girlfriend of legendary casino owner Ray Easler, is thrown upside down when she falls for Matt Duvall, the man Ray hires to bury his $20 million fortune of silver on the floor of the Nevada desert.
Joining Madsen are Paz Del Huerta, Roxy Saint, and Shayla Beesley. Visionary musician and producer Chris Goss did the score.