Freestyle Digital Media Acquisition “WHAT HAPPENED AT 625 RIVER ROAD” Has Limited Theatrical Release Starting In New York City

Psychological Thriller Sets Limited City-by-City Theatrical Run This Fall Prior to Digital Debut on North American VOD Platforms and DVD on January 12, 2024

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 31, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Production company, District 51 Studios is pleased to announce that Freestyle Digital Media, the digital film distribution division of Byron Allen’s Allen Media Group, is acquiring North American VOD rights to the psychological thriller WHAT HAPPENED AT 625 RIVER ROAD, which will be available to rent/own on all digital HD internet, cable, and satellite platforms in North America, as well as on DVD, starting on January 12, 2024, through Freestyle Digital Media.

Prior to the digital release on January 12, 2024, WHAT HAPPENED AT 625 RIVER ROAD will have a limited city-by-city theatrical run this fall for one screening only in each in the following cities:

  • New York City (Premiere) – Thursday, October 26, 2023 (Regal Union Square)
  • New York CityThursday, November 2, 2023 (Regal Union Square)
  • BostonThursday, November 9, 2023 (Tentative date) (theater TBA)
  • PhiladelphiaThursday, November 16, 2023 (Tentative date) (theater TBA)
  • Washington, DCThursday, November 30, 2023 (Tentative date) (theater TBA)
  • AtlantaThursday, December 7, 2023 (Tentative date) (theater TBA)
  • Los AngelesThursday, December 14, 2023 (Tentative date) (theater TBA)

WHAT HAPPENED AT 625 RIVER ROAD is a psychological thriller that follows two students, Laura and Kelly, who eagerly travel to New York where their seemingly ordinary rental home on 625 River Road becomes the epicenter of a spiral of enigmatic events. As the layers of mystery unfold, the pair must navigate a web of intrigue that blurs the line between reality and illusion. WHAT HAPPENED AT 625 RIVER ROAD entices audiences with a tantalizing blend of gripping, unconventional imagery, faceless figures emerging from the shadows, and eerie story elements.

Directed by Devon Jovi Johnson of District 51 Studios, WHAT HAPPENED AT 625 RIVER ROAD was written by Devon Jovi Johnson & Allen Worrell and produced by Devon Jovi Johnson and Bela Attila Kovacs. The ensemble cast features Francheska Pujols (‘Laura’), Silvana Jakich (‘Ms. Johnson’), Summer Foley (‘Kelly’), Matrell Smith (‘Detective Nickles’), and Pete Alex Marzecki (‘Tom’).

Freestyle Digital Media negotiated the deal to acquire WHAT HAPPENED AT 625 RIVER ROAD directly with Ryan Bury of MPX-Motion Picture Exchange


About Freestyle Digital Media
The digital distribution unit of Byron Allen’s Allen Media GroupFreestyle Digital Media, is a premiere multi-platform distributor with direct partnerships across all major cable, digital and streaming platforms. Capitalizing on a robust infrastructure, proven track record and a veteran sales team, Freestyle Digital Media is a true home for independent films. Recent releases include DEAR ZOE starring Sadie Sink from the hit Netflix series STRANGER THINGS, Jessica Capshaw and Theo Rossi, BEST SUMMER EVER the teen musical featuring a fully integrated cast and crew of people with and without disabilities, produced by Jamie Lee Curtis, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Mary Steenburgen and Ted Danson, THE WEDDING YEAR starring Sarah Hyland and Anna Camp, THE LAST PHOTOGRAPH starring Danny Houston, BERSERK starring Nick Cannon, UNTOGETHER starring Jamie Dornan, Jemima Kirke, Ben Mendelsohn, Alice Eve and Billy Crystal. Other Freestyle titles include the action-comedy BETTER START RUNNING starring Academy Award-winner Jeremy Irons and Maria Bello, THE BACHELORS starring Academy Award-winner J.K. Simmons, Julie Delpy and Odeya Rush, the award-winning documentary HONDROS produced by Jamie Lee Curtis and Jake Gyllenhaal, horror documentary DEMON HOUSE starring Zak Bagans, host of Travel Channel’s highest rated show Ghost Adventures, sci-fi thriller THE RECALL starring Wesley Snipes, MILES starring Molly Shannon and Paul Reiser.

For more information, visit:

Eric Peterkofsky
Allen Media Group/Freestyle Digital Media
310-277-3500 x124

Media Contact:
Rachel Wine
District 51 Studios
1 347-638-0382

SOURCE District 51 Studios