If you love a good scare, well you’re going to love the sound of The Lake.
Bloody Disgusting recently reported that The Lake, a forthcoming creature feature from Thailand, has set a limited theatrical U.S. debut on March 10 with an anticipated digital release on March 14.
This means that audiences will soon have a new movie monster to fear. The film’s new trailer, which teases unrelenting monster mayhem, was also unveiled by Epic Pictures Group in addition to the new release date.
The movie’s plot is being kept a secret, but the trailer teases the discovery of an egg and the subsequent appearance of a dangerous creature on a vengeful mission. The movie’s monster, which can be seen bursting out of a lake on a dark, rainy night and causing havoc to the local town’s population, is also shown in the clip in all its earth-shattering splendour.
The Lake is already taking shape to be another iconic entry in the expanding monster movie genre, echoing previous classic films like Godzilla and supporting its distinctive creature design with real-world effects.
“This movie will bring back the nostalgia of when we first loved the original monster movies with animatronics and puppets. But the most exciting thing about the movie is watching this monster movie with 40% CGI. You will feel the real and spectacular scope and scale from Thai cinema,” said Lee Thongkham via Bloody Disgusting, who directs the film with Aqing Xu. Thongkham pens the screenplay for the movie with artist Jordu Schell, who previously worked on big projects, such as Cloverfield, The Thing, and Avatar, serving as the designer for the central creature of the story.
“Inspired by the effects of real world environmental disasters, The Lake is a gripping movie that utilizes both practical and visual effects in truly impressive fashion. Following in the massive footsteps of Godzilla from Japan and The Host from Korea, The Lake is Thailand’s bold answer to the creature feature,” Patrick Ewald, CEO of Epic Pictures Group, further added.
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