An American couple, on the brink of divorce, travel to Colombia for a work conference. While on a hike through the rainforest, a storm causes them to become trapped in a pit of quicksand. Unable to move, it becomes a struggle for survival as they battle the elements of the jungle and a venomous snake, in order to escape.
Filmed in Bogota, Colombia.
Actress/singer Carolina Gaitan recently voiced “Pepa” in Disney’s Encanto.
Directed by Andres Beltran, who was quoted saying: “When I started reading Matt’s script I couldn’t stop. It’s such a thrilling and suspenseful story that hooked me immediately.”
Written by Matt Pitts (Fringe, Revolution, Zoo, Westworld).
Described as a “high concept, contained thriller in the vein of The Shallows and 127 Hours.”
Originally set to premiere on Shudder on June 23, 2023.
Quicksand premiered on Shudder in the U.S., the UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand on July 14, 2023. Quicksand will also be available for streaming on AMC+ in the U.S., Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
Director: Andrés Beltrán