“Man’s Biggest Fear Has Risen”
The newest teaser has been dropped for Italian screenwriter Davide Melini’s (Dario Argento’s Mother Of Tears, The Third Mother, Penny Dreadful) newest short, ‘Lion’ and it teases bloodshed! The teaser follows a drunken man rid with violence, a child asleep and a women fearing her life. As tension rises a framiliar roar is heard in then distantance. Production began already on this horror/thriller and the cast looks promising! Pedro Sánchez, Michael Segal (“Colour from the Dark”, “Anger of the Dead”), and Tania Mercader joined the cast and Luca Vannella (“Thor”, “Harry Potter”, “Apocalypto”, “Heart of the Sea”), Alexis Continente (“Thor”, “Penny Dreadful”), Vincenzo Mastrantonio (“Titanic”, “Moulin Rouge”, “The Passion of Christ”, “Romeo + Juliet”), Bobby Holland (“The Dark Knight Rises”, “Game of Thrones”, “Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows”, “007 – Quantum of Solace”), Ferdinando Merolla (“Troy”, “Gangs of New York”, “Hannibal Rising”) and lastly Roberto Paglialunga are all producers!
“An isolated chalet in a snowy forest… A man blinded by alcohol… A woman unable to rebel… And an 8-year-old child troubled and dark… The silent night is broken with cries… the start of a terrible nightmare…”
‘The lion is the king of beasts and the kid Leon considers him as his hero. Who better than a lion, to defend a child?” When asked what the lion had to do with the film Melini then continued “But the lion, is it real or is it just an imagination?…”
Frankly correct me if I’m wrong, I’ve never seen a horror film have a lion. I don’t think it’s ever been done before! I wonder how this short will turn out to be?!
Below you’ll find some set pics from the film’s official website