“HERD” movie premiere in Poplar Bluff on Saturday

A big event is happening tomorrow afternoon. The local premiere of zombie movie "HERD", filmed right in southeast Missouri
Published: Sep. 29, 2023 at 4:02 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 20, 2023 at 5:21 PM CDT
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POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. (KFVS) - In partnership with Dark Sky Films, Framework Productions will be presenting the Missouri premiere of the movie, “HERD.”

It will be on Saturday, October 21 at the Rodgers Theatre in downtown Poplar Bluff.

“HERD” is the first movie filmed in the Poplar Bluff area.

Directed by Poplar Bluff native, Steven Pierce, the movie features a cast including Corbin Bernsen, Timothy V. Murphy, Ellen Adair, Mitzi Akaha, Jeremy Holm, Amanda Fuller, and Dana Snyder.

Today is the digital release date for a brand new zombie movie shot right here in the Heartland

The premiere event will feature a red carpet ceremony starting at 5 p.m., followed by the exclusive screening at 6:30 p.m.

The premiere’s proceeds will benefit the Rodgers Theatre, which will contribute to restoring the theatre’s cinematic experience.

A street festival is planned from 2-6:30 p.m., just outside the theatre. This celebration includes food trucks, music, beverages, games and more.

Tickets will be available for purchase via Eventbrite on HERD.film. For event details, including ticketing and event schedules, you can find them on HERD.film.