Horror Film The Home Gets Producers and Artwork
Back in August we reported that Peter Jackson's special effects shop WETA had become attached to a small horror project called The Home. While writer/director Kristoffer Aaron Morgan is set to start shooting in New Zealand come spring, Bloody Disgusting tells us today that the project has secured a trio of new producers. The first two are the duo behind the French scare Inside, Franck Ribiere and Verane Frediani, which brings another horror/thriller element to the project. The third to join the team is none other than Elijah Wood, whose involvement is a bit quizzical, but acceptable. BD also nabbed some pretty outstanding early art for the film, which definitely gives me the impression The Home is on the right foundation.
Seriously, when was the last time you saw vacant-eyed dolls gnawing on an old woman? The artwork obviously depicts one of the nightmares preying upon the elderly residents at the nursing home wherein the story takes place. If you recall, the film is to surround a firefighter who is injured in an accident and is taken to a nursing home to recuperate, only to discover the elderly residents apparent delusions prove to be real. If we are to take BD's updated synopsis word-for-word, it seems the story might not center on a firefighter, so much as a "young man" instead. I took this to mean that Elijah Wood might star in the film, but apparently co-writer Eric Vespe (aka Quint from Ain't It Cool News) squashed that possibility already.
So construction on The Home seems to be moving right along. The next bit of news we can expect on this front should relate to casting, which is currently taking place in the UK and New Zealand this week.
Reader Feedback - 7 Comments
That is one disturbing image. I'm watching this! 🙂
vanagwathiel on Feb 9, 2009
love the rough storyline description. and the artwork is creepy. definitely on my radar
dan on Feb 10, 2009
sounds good to me, but I'm a horror nut. ^_^ that picture really creates a good impression though...let's hope the film lives up to it.
Stacia on Feb 10, 2009
Wow! That is crazy!!
Jennifer Emily on Feb 10, 2009
For someone that is not comfortable aroujnd freaking dolls anyways... this looks F'in wrong.... no way in hell I could watch it ... though this looks like it could be great work for WETA... my phobia would get the best of me.... AHHHHHHHHH... just looked again
Dusty on Feb 10, 2009
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