Don't Let Go, the new, supernatural thriller, which premiered at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival under the title Relive , will be released theatrically by Blumhouse Tilt and Universal's OTL Releasing and Briarcliff Entertainment, on August 30, 2019.
Directed by Jacob Aaron Estes (Mean Creek), with the screenplay by Estes and story by Estes and Drew Daywalt, the film stars David Oyelowo (Selma, A United Kingdom), Storm Reid (When They See Us, Euphoria, A Wrinkle in Time) , Mykelti Williamson (The Purge: Election Year , Forrest Gump), Brian Tyree Henry (Joker, If Beale Street Could Talk, Atlanta), Shinelle Azoroh (Code Black), Byron Mann (The Expanse) , April Grace (Sneaky Pete) and Alfred Molina (Spider-Man 2, Feud: Bette and Joan, Frida) .
In Don't Let Go, detective Jack Radcliff (David Oyelowo) gets a shocking phone call from his recently-murdered niece Ashley (Storm Reid). Working together across time, they race to solve her murder before it can happen. Said Jason Blum.
"We have been so passionate about Don't Let Go and the work that Jacob Estes, David Oyelowo and the incredible cast have guided on-screen, and through Blumhouse Tilt we are able to tailor our marketing strategy to fit a picture precisely. Tom Ortenberg and his team at Briarcliff Entertainment are as committed as we are to targeting this marketing campaign to focus on genre and supernatural fans, who we know are going to love this film as much as we do."
Said Jacob Estes.
"I'm very grateful to Jason Blum and his focused, committed team at Blumhouse, and to the passion of Tom Ortenberg, not to mention the efforts of our team of beautiful actors from Storm Reid to Mykelti Williamson to David Oyelowo and all the creatives who worked on this movie. The sweat, blood, belief and time that's been poured into Don't Let Go has been a blessing and I am very happy to have the opportunity to show it in a theater near you."
Said Briarcliff CEO Tom Ortenberg.
"Don't Let Go is a gripping supernatural thriller and we are happy to be partnering on its release with our friends at Universal and Blumhouse. Jacob Estes has taken his mind-bender of a script and directed it with a harrowing, edge-of-your-seat excitement."
The film was shot on location in Los Angeles and was produced by Jason Blum, Bobby Cohen and David Oyelowo. Executive producers are Jeanette Volturno, Couper Samuelson, Eric B. Fleischman, Jay Martin and Matt Kaplan.
Blumhouse Productions launched the Tilt label in 2015 to explore new distribution and marketing strategies for micro-budget films. To date, Blumhouse Tilt has released 11-films including Upgrade, Unfriended: Dark Web, The Belko Experiment, Sleight and The Darkness.
Briarcliff Entertainment is a new, forward-thinking entertainment company formed in 2018 by acclaimed industry veteran Tom Ortenberg. Briarcliff's first two releases were Michael Moore's Fahrenheit 11/9 and Joe Carnahan's Mexican-American superhero film, El Chicano. Ortenberg was most recently the CEO of Open Road Films, the independent studio he co-founded in 2011 with AMC Theatres and Regal Entertainment, and he previously served as the President of Theatrical Films at Lionsgate and The Weinstein Company.