Rootwood will be released in the UK on November 25th by genre film specialists Evolutionary Films. The film is directed by Marcel Walz based on the screenplay by Mario von Czapiewski. It stars Elissa Dowling (Tales of Halloween), Tyler Gallant (Alpha Wolf), Sarah French (Ouija House), Felissa Rose (Sleepaway Camp), Brandon Rhea (Ultimate Justice) and Tiffani Fest (Serena Waits).
The film follows two students, Jessica (Elissa Dowling) and William (Tyler Gallant), who host “The Spooky Hour”, a podcast about paranormal phenomena and urban legends. When they are hired by the Hollywood film producer Laura Benott (Felissa Rose) to produce a horror documentary about the curse of the wooden devil, they smell a chance to become famous. Together with their friend Erin (Sarah French) they enter Rootwood Forest and investigate the area to find out the truth about the wooden devil and his victims.