Death Ward 13 is a horror film inspired by S.F. Brownrigg’s 1973 cult-classic Don’t Look In the Basement (also known as The Forgotten and Death Ward No. 13) and Edgar Allen Poe’s 1845 short story “The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether“. Death Ward 13 is currently in pre-production in Los Angeles with filming expected to begin in late 2016/early 2017. Produced and directed by the award-winning team from the Christmas horror All Through The House (2015), Death Ward 13 promises to deliver a thrilling remake of Don’t Look In the Basement with a shocking collection of criminally insane patients: botched lobotomies, necrophilia, sexual deviance, and violent psychopaths.
It’s 1973 and the Stephens Sanitarium for the Criminally Insane prepares to shut down permanently. Days before closing, four beautiful nursing students arrive to care for the last handful of “harmless” mental patients in a suspiciously understaffed ward. Confronted by their violent charges, the nurses soon realize that they are trapped inside the asylum with a deadly crew of vicious lunatics. Each patient has their own perverse identity, their own personal demons, and their own violent agenda. Pushed to the brink of insanity, the young nurses find themselves in a gruesome fight for survival inside Ward 13.
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