Blood Feast (2016) director Marcel Walz has unveiled the trailer for his new film Rootwood, starring Elissa Dowling (Tales of Halloween, Starry Eyes), Tyler Gallant (Alpha Wolf), Sarah French (Ouija House, California Dreaming), Felissa Rose (Victor Crowley, Sleepaway Camp) and Brandon Rhea (Ultimate Justice, Push).
In the film, “students Jessica (Dowling) and William (Gallant) are hosting “The Spooky Hour”, a podcast about paranormal phenomena and urban legends. When they are hired by the Hollywood film producer Laura Benott (Rose) to produce a horror documentary about the Curse of the Wooden Devil, they smell a chance to become famous. Together with their friend Erin (French) they enter Rootwood Forest and investigate the area to find out the truth about the wooden devil and his victims.”
Ruediger W. Kuemmerle and Amanda Joe Marshall produced with Dominik Jurcaek co-executive producing and Ralf M. Loerwald serving as executive producer.
The combination of monster movie and found footage, Rootwood is said to create a unique viewing experience.