Check This Out: Teaser Poster for Kaare Andrews' Altitude
Every once in a while I come across something so damn cool, I just have to feature it, even though I don't know much about it. ShockTillYouDrop gets the credit on this one, though, as I first found out about Kaare Andrews' project Altitude and this teaser poster through them. The plot of Altitude is described as: "After a mysterious malfunction sends their small plane climbing out of control, a rookie pilot and her four teenage friends find themselves in a showdown with a malevolent supernatural force." I'm hoping that this is exactly what it sounds like - a supernatural thriller set almost entirely in the air. Anyone interested?
Altitude stars "90210" and The Haunting of Molly Hartley hottie Jessica Lowndes, who spoke previously with STYD about the project. "The director, Kaare Andrews, is amazing. He's this terrific comic book artist and writer. He's worked for Marvel, so visually it'll be incredible. I've seen some of his short films, so I believe in him." That poster, as seen to the right, comes from the website for the Escape Factory, the production company behind the project. The tag line at the top of the poster reads: "Lost in a Storm… Trapped in a Climb… Things Are About to Get Worse."
While that synopsis we posted above was already enough to convince me to keep an eye on this, Lowndes adds a bit more mystery and intrigue to the story. "I play a student on her way to getting her pilot's license and I take my friends to a concert," Lowndes told STYD a few weeks ago. "As I'm taking off, there's a technical malfunction and everything goes wrong. You don't know if there's something wrong with the plane, if there's something out there. It's pretty intense." She continues, "it's going to be crazy because it feels like a thriller, then it turns sci-fi, then horror. It's a mix of everything." I'm definitely loving the sound of this.
Arclight Films was present at the American Film Market last year trying to find a buyer for Altitude, but I don't think they were successful. The film is currently shooting in Vancouver. We'll definitely let you know when we have more info on this, and if any photos or a trailer show up online anytime soon.
Reader Feedback - 26 Comments
That is sick! Im stoked for it
Johnny Crow on Apr 8, 2009
Cool poster, intriguing concept. I'm interested.
Craig on Apr 8, 2009
wooooo,this looks tight.
erik on Apr 8, 2009
Cool poster, but as soon as you said "four teenage friends", it sucked.
e on Apr 8, 2009
"There's something on the wing.... some thing! On the wing!"
chris on Apr 8, 2009
Am I the only one that hopes those tendrils are Cthulhu?
Sojourner on Apr 8, 2009
I want to see at least 7 more things in that poster that add to how f*cked the characters are gonna be.
Nick Sears on Apr 8, 2009
So it's Cloverfield in flight then? A rental methinks.
sleepykid on Apr 8, 2009
I'm down. More please!
Blake on Apr 8, 2009
I'm right there with you, #7
Adam on Apr 8, 2009
Nice poster, interesting concept. I'm excited to learn more about this. And yes, it would be sweet if there was a cthulhu connection.
Due on Maple Street on Apr 8, 2009
I think 'The Langoliers' was pretty good for a plane based horror sci fi (people land from a plane trip and everyone else has been eaten by interdimensional teeth)
chris on Apr 8, 2009
Hahaha, #4, that's EXACTLY how I felt too!
solider on Apr 8, 2009
MonkeyMowse on Apr 8, 2009
"Anyone interested?" Yes. Yes I am.
Feo Amante on Apr 8, 2009
Yeah, i'm also a sucker for sci-fi, def looking forward to this.
Thomas on Apr 8, 2009
If nothing else, it's a beautiful poster....
jasonmd2020 on Apr 8, 2009
Nick S. on Apr 8, 2009
Nice poster, cheesy plot. I may see it, pending the job situation. I just love seeing movies.
Hey Ya on Apr 8, 2009
Sounds like an extra long episode of Supernatural. Although in Supernatural the plot was a little different, they did base the 42 minute episode almost all in the air, so it's a meh from me
Unyverse on Apr 8, 2009
SQUIDS ON A PLANE!!!!! Cool poster, but then THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL remake has a cool poster also and that was the only good thing about the movie. striaght to video.
Salber on Cinema on Apr 8, 2009
I'll give it a go
Goudos on Apr 8, 2009
Holy crap was The Day The Earth Stood Still (2008) AWFUL! Reeves plays an omniscient but thick skulled alien. Professor Barnhardt: Well that's where we are. You say we're on the brink of destruction and you're right. But it's only on the brink that people find the will to change. Only at the precipice do we evolve. This is our moment. Don't take it from us, we are close to an answer. Klattu: Duh... whoa. My brilliant alien civilization never thought of that.
Feo Amante on Apr 8, 2009
Agree with #4 too..I was intrigued..then the kids. I love kids movies..but dang..I was hoping for more meatier stuff for this monster to swallow. 🙂 Yet..I still may check it out.I have to see.
Bry from Chi on Apr 9, 2009
its original, so im in.
Darrin on Apr 9, 2009
OK people is a monster or Alien on the wing. Hopefully the movie wont BOMB out like the tittle
Chico on Apr 14, 2009
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