Sci-Fi Horror Film ‘Sting’ Weaves a Web of Thrills in New Trailer

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February 17, 2024

Written by Kelli Marchman McNeely

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Imagine the gritty underbelly of New York City, where secrets drip from fire escapes, and rain washes grime into forgotten corners. Suddenly, a chilling visitor crashes through a windowpane, not a cuddly alien but a monstrous spider with an insatiable hunger. This is the unsettling premise of Sting, an upcoming movie that blends sci-fi chills with heart-pounding horror, promising a web of thrills for audiences brave enough to enter.

A Lonely Girl Faces a Monstrous Enemy:

Meet Charlotte, a twelve-year-old whose imagination soars beyond the city’s confines. Armed with comic books and the dreams of her own superhero, “Fang Girl,” she seeks solace from a distracted family. Little does she know, a mysterious object hurtles from the sky, hatching a seemingly harmless spider she affectionately names Sting. But as Charlotte’s fascination grows, so does the creature, transforming from a curious pet into a bloodthirsty monstrosity.

From Dream to Frightening Reality:

The chilling synopsis paints a picture of escalating terror. Vanishing pets, panicked whispers, and the creeping realization that a monstrous arachnid stalks the building. Trapped within the grimy walls, Charlotte finds herself the unwilling protagonist of a real-life nightmare, the line between fantasy and horrifying reality blurring dangerously.

A Spark of Hope Remains:

Yet, amidst the shadows of fear, glimmers a spark of hope. Charlotte, the girl who once drew strength from fictional heroes, might hold the key to stopping the real-life monster she inadvertently befriended. Can she become the “Fang Girl” she envisioned, wielding courage and determination instead of superpowers?

A Star-Studded Cast and Award-Winning Effects:

Directed by Kiah Roache-Turner, Sting boasts a talented cast, including Ryan Corr (“House of the Dragon”), Alyla Browne (Three Thousand Years of Longing), and Penelope Mitchell (Hellboy). Adding to the film’s chilling authenticity are the incredible practical effects crafted by the five-time Academy Award®-winning Weta Workshop, led by the legendary Richard Taylor (Blade Runner 2049, King Kong).

More Than Just a Monster Movie:

While Sting promises an experience sure to send shivers down the spines of even the bravest arachnophobes, it holds the potential to be more than just a monster movie. It’s a story about family, grappling with isolation, and the unexpected courage that emerges when faced with unimaginable threats.

Crawling into Theaters:

On April 12th, 2024, Sting crawls in select theaters from Well Go USA. While the trailer offers a glimpse into the film’s unsettling atmosphere, a warning is necessary: if spiders send chills down your spine, proceed with caution.

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