Amber Heard and Odette Yustman in And Soon the Darkness
by Alex Billington
March 5, 2009
Everyone has been on a trip to some strange part of the world, right? What if your worst fears came true? And Soon the Darkness, a 1970 British thriller directed by Robert Fuest, is being remade for American audiences. Set in Argentina, the film tells the story of two American girls on a bike-riding trip in a remote part of the country. When one of them goes missing, the other must find her before darkness falls and her worst fears are realized. The original was set in France and tackled the idea of how vulnerable a stranger in a strange land can be. Set to star as the two girls who go missing - Amber Heard and Odette Yustman.
Newcomer Marcos Efron, who directed a Sundance short and numerous commercials, will be making his feature directorial debut. French production company Studio Canal is producing, with Amber Heard also joining as co-producer. I've never heard of the original before, but the title and story seemed interesting enough, I just hope this isn't another Hostel. We really need to see more original and thrilling horror like The Ruins or The Descent, not more of the standard torture crap. That said, both Amber Heard and Odette Yustman are true beauties, and I hope this does more for their career than earn them a big paycheck.
Reader Feedback - 13 Comments
Darunia on Mar 5, 2009
throw in Olivia Wilde, lets get a three way
Darrin on Mar 5, 2009
So is she going to be hunted/chased by someone/something in this or is it just her vs nature while she searches for her friend?
peloquin on Mar 5, 2009
Amber Heard is hot she should be Wonder Woman shes way better looking the Megan Fox
the_dark_one on Mar 5, 2009
Nice duo. I have a feeling though that this is going to suck. It reminds me a lot like TURISTAS.
Ryan on Mar 5, 2009
Hot damn Amber is sexy.
Dave on Mar 5, 2009
I'll watch these two run through argentina any day
Dan W on Mar 5, 2009
Amber Heard is absolutely beautiful!! I loved the fact that she was in Pineapple Express, it made it that much "sweeter"
Conrad on Mar 5, 2009
Double the babes,double the action. "I just hope this isn't another Hostel. We really need to see more original and thrilling horror like The Ruins or The Descent, not more of the standard torture crap." that's what i love about you Alex you take the words out of my mouth.
Fisherr on Mar 5, 2009
Odette is stunning, that's actually a pretty bad picture of her there; whereas that's the nicest pic of Amber I've ever seen... based on the shot above, she should have stayed brunette, IMO.
dRailer on Mar 5, 2009
Okay, who here would give anything to see Amber Heard and Megan Fox in a movie, making out!?!?!
Brian on Mar 6, 2009
yeah does have a turistas vibe to it. personally for me the ruins sucked and i feel the Descent was overhyped, still think it was a great horror film though
Silver on Mar 12, 2009
WTF amber heard Olivia Wilde, and Odette all look like or resemble Megan fox LMAO geeeeeezzzzzzzz they all look like eachother espacially amber, olivia and megan plus amber says stupid shit like megan
Trickster on Oct 28, 2009
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