Check These Out: Creepy, Awesome Photos from Splice
Director Vincenzo Natali might not be a familiar name to you yet, but just wait. The man behind the small, mind-bending films like Cube and Nothing is set to release his next, called Splice, for which none other than Guillermo del Toro is an executive producer. One look at these remarkable new photos courtesy of Bloody Disgusting and you'll see that Splice may be the next cult fave of the sci-fi genre. The film surrounds a creature named Dren, a "beautiful but dangerous winged human-chimera" who is created by two rogue scientists through combining human and animal DNA. Check out these photos below!
You can find all of these photos, and a few more, in high resolution over on Bloody Disgusting, so make sure to click over there if you like what you see. Otherwise, maybe you should just stick with what's shown.
Adrien Brody and Sarah Polley play Clive and Elsa, respectively, the two responsible for bringing Dren to life. As you can see in the photos, we'll get to witness the creature transform from a rather deformed youth into something that is at once inviting and terrifying. As you can imagine, and as the photos indicate, Dren eventually embraces her/its deadlier instincts. The idea smacks of 1995's Species, but I'm definitely more interested Splice's imaginative creature works than anything else. The film is currently set for a limited release sometime around September and I can't wait! Look like something that interests you?
Reader Feedback - 27 Comments
Been eagerly awaiting more info on this film, loved the premise. Those photos are excellent.
Dan on Feb 26, 2009
It's nice to know that Bjork is still getting work.
Tom Brazelton on Feb 26, 2009
dRailer on Feb 26, 2009
I think the first pic is the best.
Film-Book dot Com on Feb 26, 2009
inviting? explain how... there is nothing remotely beautiful about that creepy thing... i was intrigued but then i read adrien brody and lost all interest... and the picutres are really low-res cannot make out any details or perhaps i need glasses 0-0
viral on Feb 26, 2009
Xerxex on Feb 26, 2009
#5: Same here. While watching the Oscars I thought isn't Adrien Brody's 15 minutes up? Hopefully. And then I see this. Bad casting.
RandyG on Feb 26, 2009
????? on Feb 26, 2009
Damn! Tom beat me to the winged Bjork comment. This could be interesting, although I'll probably have forgotten about it come September.
Stiles on Feb 26, 2009
Cinemassiv on Feb 26, 2009
Bry from Chi on Feb 26, 2009
Darrin on Feb 26, 2009
Looks pretty interesting.
Richard on Feb 26, 2009
looks good..Im down
Trey on Feb 26, 2009
that looks pretty damn awesome
Lincoln Smith on Feb 26, 2009
I want one of those.
Christ on Feb 26, 2009
Looking weird,i heard alot about this movie though. I hope it has something new to offer.Awesome pictures though.
Fisherr on Feb 26, 2009
The baby reminds me of Eraserhead.
FlaWiio on Feb 26, 2009
Looks.. interesting. I just hope it isn't some horror flick that starts slow and weird.
Hand Knotted Rugs on Feb 26, 2009
What Adrien Brody is epic! should be a good one
james on Feb 26, 2009
Ryan on Feb 26, 2009
Similar concepts have already been covered in some great japanese Anime shows. However a real time version might be preety awesome.
Aequitas on Feb 26, 2009
holy cow it's sam cassell
chingu on Feb 27, 2009
lol @ 2
werdnafaz on Feb 27, 2009
wow that is crazy! never seen anything like that before.
Susana on Feb 28, 2009
This looks pretty cool.
Eric on Mar 1, 2009
This is the first time in a long long time I have seen pics of an upcoming movie that actually get me jazzed about the upcoming project! Good Work Kevin and FS.net!
Conrad on Mar 1, 2009
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