A release plan suitable for a movie about a deadly epidemic, which forced everyone to lockdown, STX’s sci-fi thriller “Sungbird” will not play in theaters and will instead debut in home entertainment.
Starting Dec. 11, listeners can rent the movie for 48 19.99 for a 48-hour period. STX has announced that “Song-Bird” will launch a streaming service after its premium video-on-demand run, but the studio declined to reveal which one.
“The epidemic has affected every aspect of our business from production to release, but‘ Sonzbird ’shows that a neem studio like STX can find effective and profitable ways to make their movies effective,” said Adam Fogelson, chairman of STXFilms Motion Picture Group. “The show is a must have, for any Affiliate, promoting any program. Sungbird is a thriller that will keep the audience in the moment.
Produced by Michael Bay, “Sonzbird” was perfectly portrayed during the coronavirus crisis. It became the first movie in Los Angeles amid an ongoing epidemic
The film takes place year after year in the future, where a modified strand of coronavirus known as COVID-33 continues to devastate the world’s population. As the nationwide lockdown extended into its fourth year, infected Americans were forced into separate camps. In dystopia, a courier resistant to the virus (portrayed by “Riverdale” star KJ Apa) falls in love with an aspiring artist (Sophia Carson) who is believed to have been infected.
Adam Mason directed the movie from a script he co-wrote with Simon Boyce. “Sungbird” also stars Craig Robinson, Bradley Whitford, Demi Moore and Paul Walter Hoser.