The tense and twisted cult thriller The Aviary is set to make its world premiere this April. Ahead of the release, a new trailer has arrived for the thriller about two women desperate the escape the clutches of an insidious cult.
Director Chris Cullari and Jennifer Raite, frequent collaborators with Blumhouse, make their feature debut with The Aviary. The duo which produced Get Out and The Invisible Man and created and served as executive producers on the 2016 Blumhouse and YouTube Red series 12 Deadly Days also has present and upcoming projects and pilots in development with Universal Television, The CW, CBS TV Studios, and Blumhouse.
“Trapped at Skylight’s isolated desert campus, The Aviary, Jillian (Akerman), and Blair (Izzo) join forces to make a treacherous escape. Alone in the harsh wilderness, they are consumed by paranoia and unable to shake the feeling that they are being followed by the cult’s leader, Seth (Messina), a man as seductive as he is controlling. With supplies dwindling and their senses failing, Jillian and Blair are faced with a horrifying question: how do you run from an enemy who lives inside your head?”
The film stars Malin Akerman (Dollface, “Watchmen”), who also executive produced, alongside Lorenza Izzo “(Penny Dreadful: City of Angels”, Knock Knock), and Chris Messina (I Care A Lot, “The Mindy Project”). It’s produced by Marcei A. Brown (Get Out, Blackkklansman), Andrew Miller (Nothing), celebrated prestige television producer Jessica Rhoades (“Utopia”, Dirty John, Sharp Objects), and former Blumhouse Head of Production Jeanette Volturno, who most recently served as executive producer on David Gordon Green’s Halloween Ends and Iris K. Shim’s UMMA.
The Aviary will make its World Premiere in theaters, on Digital, and On-Demand on April 29, 2022, from Saban Films. Check out the chilling new trailer.