IFC Midnight has released the official trailer for monstrous, the new twisted sci-fi horror film from director Neil Blomkamp. Set for release in theaters and on VOD on August 20, the film was shot in Canada during the pandemic and held its world premiere in Berlin in March. IFC Midnight has since acquired the US rights, and ahead of its release next month, a new trailer has been released. You can watch it below.
monstrous written and directed by Neil Blomkamp. Stuart Ford produced the project. The film stars Carly Pope, Chris William Martin, Michael J. Rogers, Nathalie Bolt and Terry Chen. In monstrous, “A young woman (the pope) casts out terrifying demons when supernatural forces appear at the root of a decades-old rift between mother and daughter.”
blomkamp and monstrous Filmmakers used a new patent-pending method of volumetric capture, a form of technology that scans an actor from all sides and recreates them in digital form. This has been compared to the technology found in the Microsoft Kinect camera on the Xbox One and used by the VR and visual effects industries. monstrous It’s reportedly using the most volumetric capture ever seen in a film, and you can get a good look at the technology it’s on display in the film’s new official trailer.
At one point, Neil Blomkamp was planning to develop an Alien sequel with Sigourney Weaver reprising his role as Ellen Ripley. For better or worse, the project was shelved in favor of a prequel to Ridley Scott. Alien: Covenant. Fans have petitioned to revisit the project for the 20th century, but no progress has been made on that front. Blomkamp later planned to direct. robocop returns As for MGM, though he announced in 2019 that he was leaving the project to focus on a horror film that we now know as monstrous. Clearly, Blomkamp had been looking to take off that dreaded itch for years.
“I was always a big fan Blair Witch Project and paranormal activity. I was also a fan of those filmmakers going out and shooting something in their backyard,” Blomkamp said of the inspiration monstrous, through the Empire. “One of the fun things I had in working on the film was working in a different sub-genre than I normally do. The feeling of terrible brewing beneath the surface was something I wanted to try to capture. “
Neil Blomkamp came on the scene as the director and co-writer of the acclaimed sci-fi action film, District 9, released in 2009. The screenplay earned four Academy Award nominations, including Best Adapted Screenplay for Blomkamp and co-writer Terry Tachel. He then directed the dystopian sci-fi action film sandalwood, which was well received by the critics and did well at the box office. Blomkamp also directed and co-wrote 2015 Chap With Tachel, although it underperformed the studio’s expectations, plans for a sequel were scrapped.