With horror recently enjoying an arthouse renaissance, another film that looks to fit the bill will arrive this year. The first teaser trailer for director Jeremy Gillespie’s (Father’s Day) latest horror film The Void has now arrived. Last year, the film stopped by Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas where it made an blood-splattered impression with comparisons to the work of John Carpenter.
This first teaser, although quite brief, packs a punch with no shortage of effective imagery, including some eye stabbings, body horror, and the threat of the KKK, while also packing some sci-fi elements. Set for a U.K. debut at the end of next month, we’re still waiting a U.S. release, but in the meantime, check it out below with a hat tip to Birth Movies Death.
Update: The film will get a U.S. release on April 7. See the new trailer and poster below.
Encountering a blood-soaked man on a dark deserted road, a police officer rushes the victim to the local hospital. Soon the staff and patients are trapped by a terrifying, otherworldly threat and forced on a hellish voyage into the depths of the building to escape the nightmare. Shocking, haunting and boasting mind-blowing practical special effects, The Void is a new must-see horror event, starring Ellen Wong (Scott Pilgrim vs the World), Kathleen Munroe (Alphas), Aaron Poole (Forsaken) and Kenneth Welsh (The Aviator) and Daniel Fathers. Written and directed by Jeremy Gillespie and Steven Kostanski and from the Executive Producer of The Witch.
The Void releases in the UK on March 31st and on April 7th in the United States.