Neon’s Norwegian horror film Handling the Undead is set to make its digital streaming debut. After its world premiere at the 2024 Sundance Film Festival and a limited US theatrical release starting May 31st, this chilling adaptation of John Ajvide Lindqvist’s novel will be available on VOD and digital platforms. Directed by Thea Hvistendahl, who also co-wrote the screenplay with Lindqvist, the film stars Renate Reinsve, Bjørn Sundquist, Bente Børsum, Anders Danielsen Lie, Bahar Pars, and Inesa Dauksta.

What is the movie ‘Handling the Undead’ about?

On a hot summer day in Oslo, the dead mysteriously awakens, plunging three families into chaos as their deceased loved ones return. One family faces the mother’s reawakening before they’ve even mourned her death in a car accident. An elderly woman reunites with the love of her life on the same day she buried him. A grandfather rescues his grandchild from the gravesite, hoping to lift his daughter from her deep depression. “Handling the Undead” is a drama with elements of horror, exploring grief, loss, and the hope and understanding of the incomprehensible.

What is the digital streaming release date for ‘Handling the Undead’?

After a brief, limited release in US theaters on May 31st, Handling the Undead will debut on digital streaming for lovers of unconventional horror movies beginning June 18th, 2024. Multiple sources that cite the premiere date for releases by the studio Neon have confirmed the VOD release date for Handling the Undead.

Is ‘Handling the Undead’ on Netflix, Prime Video, or Max?

No. Handling the Undead is not available to stream on Netflix, Prime Video, or Max, and by the looks of it, those streaming options would not be available for this title in the near future. Neon, which usually debuts their title on Hulu will likely take the same route, considering this is a horror movie and Disney+ wouldn’t be the right fit.

When does ‘Handling the Undead’ come out on streaming?

The subscription-based streaming date for Handling the Undead hasn’t been announced yet, but it should hit Hulu sometime in August. We will update this space with more information once we have it.

Is ‘Handling the Undead’ available to rent or buy digitally?

Yes. You can now Rent/Buy Handling the Undead on PVOD here. As of now, the title is available to Rent for 6.99$ and Buy for 14.99$. While that price would eventually go down once retail options are announced. For now, you can buy them at the given price.

Watch the trailer here:

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