Mickey Keating has been a busy boy. Not only did his most recently released film, POD, get an impressive review here at Modern Horrors, but he has two additional films in the pipeline as well. One of those had it’s premiere last week, and has already found a distribution studio to call home.

In case you don’t know, getting a film picked up for distribution in a week is super impressive, and it’s a great sign of what we can expect from DARLING in 2016. Filmed entirely in black and white, DARLING is an homage to the old school horror films that “get under your skin and stay there”. I consider Keating to be one of the most stylish directors in the industry, so I can’t wait until we see more of this one. We’ll keep you posted.

It follows a lonely young woman who moves into an old, mysterious Manhattan mansion. Hired as caretaker, it’s not long before she discovers the estate’s haunted reputation and troubling past— stories that slowly transform into a backdrop for her twisted and violent descent into madness…