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Network Premieres This May On Horror
By James Whittington, Thursday 30th April 2015

The TattoistThe Horror Channel in May is packed with the bloodiest UK TV premieres and scariest Network premieres which are guaranteed to send you to bed with the landing light left on! Here's what Network premieres we have for you!

If you like your horror set in the great outdooors you love the rural shocker Mine Games at 9pm on the 8th. A group of friends travel up to a cabin located deep within the forest. Shortly after arriving, they stumble across an abandoned mine and decide to explore the dark and mysterious tunnels. As the group hikes deeper within the mine, they make a shocking discovery that quickly turns their excitement into fear. Hunted by a mysterious force, the group must work together to escape the mine alive. This terrifying trip into unchartered hell stars: Briana Evigan, Ethan Peck and Julianna Guill. Directed by Richard Grey.

Then on the 23rd at 10.45pm in The Tattooist (pictured) a talented artist (Jason Behr) discovers that his attempt to master the ‘Samoan tatau’ tradition has awakened a vengeful supernatural force. In his devastating journey into Pacific mysticism, Jake must find a way to save his new love, Sina (Mia Black) and recover his own soul. This superior and compelling tale of tattoos, murders and ultimate redemption is the debut feature of ‘Bloodlines’ director Peter Burger and also stars Nathaniel Lees and Robbie Magasiva.

You need to prepare yourself for Splinter, a blood-splattered shocker on the 30th at 10.50pm. Polly Watt (Jill Wagner) and boyfriend Seth Belzer (Paulo Costanzo) are on a road trip when they're carjacked and kidnapped by low-rent crooks Dennis Farell (Shea Whigham) and Lacey Belisle (Rachel Krebs). Plotting their next move, they find themselves in deeper trouble than any of them could have imagined - a blood-crazed, parasitic creature that absorbs the corpses of its victims has the two couples in its sights. Finding shelter at an abandoned gas station, they must use their wits and every weapon at their disposal to stave off the onslaught, not only from the insatiable creature, but also each other. This a fun-filled, visually-captivating slaughterfest directed by Toby Wilkins (The Grudge 3).


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