David Slade’s new horror movie showcases a kill scarecrow that may now be hunted by a small posse.
A brand new city legend involves life within the new trailer for Dark Harvest. The trailer begins with the ominous, virtually Grimm fairy tale-esque narration that claims, “It’s Halloween. You know what meaning. Old Sawtooth Jack is gonna rise from the cornfields. It’s gotta be stopped. Kill or be killed.” David Slade returns to a grittier tone after the Hard Candy and 30 Days of Night director took on one of many chapters within the Twilight franchise, helming The Twilight Saga: Eclipse. The director additionally returns to options after Slade tried his hand at tv with Breaking Bad and Black Mirror. He additionally as soon as set to make a collection, Red Bird Lane, with Crispin Glover and Susan Sarandon till Max (HBO Max on the time) opted to not proceed with it.
Slade has now tailored Norman Partridge’s Halloween-themed novel (you may decide up a replica of the e-book HERE) for the large display. The horror movie is a take-off of each small-town city legends and the traditional trope of a scarecrow coming to life and killing townspeople. There is a enjoyable twist the place the established monster is now being hunted by a small posse decided to finish its reign.
The official synopsis of Dark Harvest from MGM reads,“In a cursed city, the annual harvest turns into a brutal battle for survival. On Halloween 1963, Sawtooth Jack, a terrifying legend, rises from the cornfields, threatening the city’s youngsters. Groups of boys unite to defeat the murderous scarecrow earlier than midnight. Richie, a rebellious outcast, joins the run, motivated by his brother’s earlier victory. As the hunt progresses, Richie makes a stunning discovery and faces a pivotal selection to interrupt the relentless cycle.”
The new Halloween-themed movie stars an ensemble of actors, together with Casey Likes, E’myri Crutchfield, Dustin Ceithamer, Elizabeth Reaser, with Jeremy Davies. The government producers of the movie embrace Pamela Hirsch and Michael Gilio. Matt Tolmach and David Manpearl are additionally each on board as producers of this city legend flick. In addition to government producing, Michael Gilio had penned the screenplay primarily based on the novel of the identical identify, which was written by Norman Partridge. Brian Reitzell is offering the music for the movie.
Dark Harvest has been given an R ranking for robust horror violence and gore, language and transient drug use.
Incidentally, there may be one other movie titled Dark Harvest that may function James Caan’s last efficiency which was additionally slated to launch this 12 months.
This Dark Harvest might be screening at Alamo Drafthouse one evening solely on October 11, then might be accessible on digital on October 13.