EXCLUSIVE: Genre specialist launches debut English-language horror.

Devilworks has boarded world rights to US horror The Perfect Husband from Italian writer-director Lucas Pavetto.

Pavetto’s English-language debut, about a married couple whose weekend away in a remote cabin takes a turn for the worst, stars Gabriella Wright, Bret Roberts and Carl Wharton.

Pavetto’s feature, which won best newcomer at the FantaFestival in Rome, is an adaptation of his Italian short of the same name.

CEO of Devilworks Matteo Rolleri said: “We are excited to launch this new title at the AFM. As a debut feature, it will be interesting to see the reaction of the genre lovers.”