There was an uproar ahead of the world premiere of Eddie Alcazar’s Divinity Saturday night at the Egyptian Theater in Park City, and at the end of the screening , the same goes for the flashing red light scene.
The Hollywood Reporter confirmed that a “medical incident” occurred during an official Sundance screening, but despite earlier reports, But the situation is not as serious as it seems at first. “This person was treated and cleared,” a rep for the film told THR. “Nobody went into labor. The movie didn’t stop.”
Another source confirmed it was a “medical malpractice” but added that the person was able to walk out for treatment. They are said to be in stable condition.
DeadlineFirst reportedNewsMedical emergency, indicating This is a woman giving birth during screening. That turned out to be untrue, with local law enforcement officials telling the site that “wires went over the walkie-talkies and told what actually happened.”
THR Followed up with Park City police but had not heard back by press time.
Executive Produced by Steven Soderbergh, Alcazar’s Divinity is “set in an otherworldly human existence” as it follows the scientist Sterling Pierce, who dedicated his life to the quest for immortality, slowly created the cornerstone of a breakthrough serum called “Divinity.” His son Jaxxon Pierce now controls and manufactures what his father once dreamed of.
Two mysterious brothers arrive with a plan to kidnap a tycoon, and with the help of a sexy woman named Nikita, they will embark on the road to true immortality . Movie stars Stephen Dorff , Bella Thorne , Karreuche Tran , Moises Arias , Jason Genao, Scott Bakula and Emily Willis.
From the team that Sundance chose “God”: Moises Arias, Karrueche Tran, Stephen Dorff, Eddie Alcazar, Bella Thorne, Jason Genao, and Emily Willis. Matt Winkmeyer / Getty
was called a “truly visionary work” by the film festival, and it is in today’s At the world premiere tonight, audiences discovered other adjectives to describe it. Reed Belk called it “bold,” “brilliant” and “utterly insane.” In a post at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, Kevin Wozniak called it “unquestionably the wildest, most twisted film ever made.”
Long before the ambulance arrived, the screening began in memorable fashion, as guests arrived at their seats in Egypt to find T-shirts, magazines and Swag such as VHS boxes. When Alcazar took the stage, his face was covered by a hideous mask. Divinity opens tomorrow at Redstone Cinemas.
– Kevin Wozniak @#Sundance 537 (@kevflix)