One other shark film is ready to affix the already bloody waters of the American Movie Market, this time from Brit banner Cornerstone.
The corporate has reteamed with style author and director Kiah Roache-Turner (Sting, Wyrmwood: Apocalypse, Nekrotronic) on his upcoming survival motion thriller Beast of Warfare, by which a band of troopers stranded within the open ocean should face a heart-pounding battle for survival towards the final word apex predator — an important white shark. Cornerstone will deal with worldwide gross sales and distribution and can launch the venture on the upcoming AFM.
Set in 1942, Beast of Warfare follows a warship carrying a whole bunch of Australian troopers throughout the Timor Sea to the frontline of WWII. Out of the blue, Japanese fighter jets scream out of the sky, and inside minutes the ocean turns into a hell of metal, hearth, oil and blood. With the vessel destroyed, a handful of troopers construct a makeshift raft from floating particles as they cling to their lives. Tensions run excessive between the hot-headed and terrified younger males, as they band collectively in an effort to outlive. However their largest battle is but to come back. At the hours of darkness under, an important white shark hunts within the wreckage and is drawn to the scent of recent blood within the water.
The movie is produced by Bronte Footage’ Blake Northfield (Streamline, Wyrmwood: Apocalypse, Escape and Evasion) and Footage in Paradise’s Chris Brown (Sting, Daybreakers, The Railway Man) and can begin manufacturing in 2024 in Australia and Malta. CreatureNFX’s director Paul Trefry, recognized for his work with the likes of James Cameron, Ridley Scott and Baz Luhrmann and whose credit embody Alien: Covenant and Unbroken, will create the sensible creature results from his studio in Australia.
Roache-Turner began his profession within the industrial world and in 2015 he launched his debut movie Wyrmwood: Street of the Lifeless, which premiered at Incredible Fest in Austin. His follow-up function Nekrotonic, starring Monica Bellucci, premiered on the 2018 Toronto Worldwide Movie Pageant and Wyrmwood: Apocalypse gained the Viewers Award on the 2021 Sydney Movie Pageant. Cornerstone can be dealing with worldwide gross sales and distribution for Roache-Turner’s upcoming arachnophobia horror Sting, which can be launched by Studiocanal within the U.Ok., Australia, New Zeland, France, Germany, Switzerland and Benelux.
“We beloved working with Kiah on Sting.” mentioned Cornerstone’s Alison Thompson, whereas Mark Gooder commented. “He’s a kinetic filmmaker with a deep respect for the style and we all know he’ll ship a particular and adrenaline-fueled shark film.”