Neil Marshall is returning to the world of horror. The filmmaker behind The Descent and Hellboy is about to helm The Lair. Highland Movie Group has boarded the mission, which is being offered to potential consumers at this 12 months’s digital American Movie Market (AFM). This one seems to be coming collectively in a rush too.
In line with a number of experiences, Neil Marshall will write, produce and direct The Lair, which is described as an motion/horror thriller. Casting is presently underway, although no particular stars have been named as of but. Filming is predicted to start in spring of subsequent 12 months. A logline for the film has additionally been revealed, which reads as follows.
“The Lair facilities on Royal Air Drive pilot Lt. Kate Sinclair who’s on her ultimate flight mission when her jet is shot down over some of the harmful insurgent strongholds of Afghanistan. She finds refuge in an deserted underground bunker the place lethal man-made organic weapons, half human, half alien and hungry for human flesh, are woke up. Sinclair barely escapes however unknowingly, tracks the creatures generally known as Ravagers again to a US military base.”
Neil Marshall made his function debut with 2002’s Canine Troopers earlier than directing his 2005 breakthrough The Descent. Except for being a monetary hit, the film was met with widespread acclaim. Most just lately, Marshall accomplished work on The Reckoning. The filmmaker mentioned the next about his new film in an announcement.
“If The Reckoning was a gothic drama in testomony to the facility and resilience of ladies, then The Lair is my true return to full blooded horror and intense style motion within the model of Canine Troopers, The Descent and Doomsday. I am making one thing scary as hell, pulse pounding and nice enjoyable. This can be a crowd pleaser. An adrenaline pumping roller-coaster journey. Spectacular and loud; impressed by traditional style motion pictures like Aliens, Predator and The Factor and their unimaginable use of sensible creature FX. That includes a brand new breed of display terror, The Lair will probably be a snarling, ravenous beast of a film. I will get my palms bloody making this one!”
Except for The Reckoning, Neil Marshall most just lately directed final 12 months’s ill-fated Hellboy reboot, which was a important and industrial bomb. The comedian ebook film earned simply $44 million on the field workplace. In consequence, The Lair may very well be seen as a comeback for Marshall. As a producer, Marshall was additionally behind Netflix’s Misplaced In House. It appears the high-profile nature of Hellboy‘s less-than-ideal outcome hasn’t hampered the director’s profession.
Neil Marshall’s firm Scarlett Productions is producing the film. There isn’t a phrase but on the place manufacturing is predicted to happen. That could be difficult given ongoing well being and security issues across the globe. Hollywood has encountered quite a few struggles in getting productions again up and working following the shutdown in March. Highland Movie Group is about to deal with worldwide gross sales of The Lair throughout AFM, which is able to kick off subsequent week. This information was beforehand reported by Deadline.