Like the coronavirus pandemic, the “disastrous virus” that plagues the planet in Ben Wheatley’s horror film. On earth fills the first trailer of the movie like a noisy, but constant, static. Unfortunately, from what we can gather, stars Joel Fry, Ellora Torchia, Hayley Squires, and Reece Shearsmith have even bigger fish in the form of a rumored “spirit of the forest” and, worst of all, real flesh-and-blood people. setting up camp in the primeval forest.
Shot by the High director Over the course of a fortnight last August, the film, which premiered at the Sundance Virtual Festival last month, follows scientist Martin (Fry) and park ranger Alma (Torchia) as they, according to Neon’s description of the movie on YouTube, “Venture deep into the woods for a routine team race. Through the night, his journey becomes a terrifying journey through the heart of darkness, the forest coming to life around him. “
And if that wasn’t bad enough, someone clearly runs out of the forest with an ax, dozens of mushrooms release cloud after cloud of spores, and those white paper cutouts are placed in their eyes? You hate to see it. On earth kicks off with a theatrical run scheduled to begin on April 23.