Again when he was nonetheless alive, my grandfather was obsessive about folklore. He used to assemble my cousins and I round the lounge hearth, and inform us tall tales in regards to the origins of scary and engaging creatures such because the Naga, the Piasa Chook, and naturally, the mythological man-eating creature of Native American Algonquian lore often called the Wendigo. As an insatiable and unpredictable beast, the Wendigo arrives in lots of kinds throughout quite a few cultures. Nevertheless, no matter what area the Wendigo hails, all peoples agree {that a} monster similar to this isn’t to be trifled with. And for those who occur to find a Wendigo, it’s probably the very last thing that you’re going to ever see.

Fox Searchlight Photos at the moment has unleashed a ultimate trailer for ANTLERS, a disturbing fantasy horror thriller that takes place in a quiet Oregon city, the place one thing tortured and hungry is ready to sink its enamel into something and anybody that dares disturb its iron-clad jail.

This is a short synopsis for ANTLERS:

A small-town Oregon instructor (Keri Russell) and her brother (Jesse Plemons), the native sheriff, uncover {that a} younger scholar (Jeremy T. Thomas) is harboring a harmful secret with scary penalties.

Directed by CRAZY HEART and BLACK MASS director Scott Cooper and produced by Guillermo del Toro, ANTLERS is predicated on the brief story “The Quiet Boy” by Nick Acosta (THE ACT, CHANNEL ZERO, HANNIBAL). Acosta penned the script alongside C. Henry Chaisson, which has Keri Russell (THE AMERICANS), and Jessie Plemons (FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS starring because the movie’s lead characters. Co-starring are Graham Greene (DANCES WITH WOLVES) and Rory Cochrane (ARGO), with Jeremy T. Thomas enjoying the function of Lucas Weaver.

I’ve personally had my eye on this movie for fairly some time, and I will be damned if each trailer that is launched for it is not extra paralyzing than the final. The very concept of a creature such because the one showcased right here being set free upon the world chills me to my very core. Tales say {that a} Wendigo’s starvation can by no means be sated, and that the style of human flesh solely serves to immediate extra acts of insanity and destruction on the creature’s behalf. Pray that you simply by no means come throughout certainly one of these mythological monsters, for it could probably imply your mortal finish.

ANTLERS is ready to tromp into theaters on April 17, 2020.