Epic Pictures Releasing has locked an October 18, 2013 domestic release for Big Ass Spider!, the movie that features a giant arachnid terrorizing Los Angeles. Mike Mendez’s creature comedy will go out simultaneously in theaters and on VOD. Greg Grunberg, Clare Kramer, Lombardo Boyar and Ray Wise star. Epic Pictures and Wittgenstein Entertainment produced the pic that premiered at SXSW in March. Epic Pictures Releasing is the U.S. distribution arm of Epic Pictures Group which is also now acquiring third-party elevated genre for limited theatrical releases.