Amazon acquires horror thriller film “The Neon Demon”



Recently, Netflix had success when company released its film Beats of No Nation theatrically and on streaming service. This has open door for video streaming service provider to obtain and distribute films. Now, it looks like Amazon is following Netflix’s footsteps.

According to a report of Variety, Amazon has picked highly anticipated horror thriller film The Neon Demon. The Neon Demon is a horror thriller film directed by Nicolas Winding Refn, which tells the story of a young aspiring model’s journey to Los Angeles for pursuing her dream career. This film stars Elle Fanning as the young model.

The Neon Demon is not the first film Amazon has acquired, but this is certainly its most high profile acquisition. This movie is slated to release in next year’s summer, followed by early streaming option on Amazon Prime Instant Video. Though, this is not exactly same as the Netflix, but this is still pretty good.

Back in January, the Amazon Studious announced that it is going to bring 12 films per year to the theater screen or to its video on demand streaming service platform. Chi-Raq and The Neon Demon is just the start of company’s grand plan. According to the director this film is “a horror film about vicious beauty” that stars Elle Fanning, Jena Malone, Christina Hendricks and Keanu Reeves.