Writer and director Kaih Roach-Turner, who is behind projects such as Wyrmwood: The Road of the Dead and Necroticdefined his next project as arachnophobia of horrors Sting. The cornerstone sells the project worldwide and present it to buyers in Cannes.
The title, produced by Jamie Hilton and Michael Pontine, tells the story of Charlotte, a rebellious 12-year-old comic book girl who discovers a strange little spider after it falls from the sky into an egg. Despite all the efforts of her stepfather to contact her and the new brother and sister in the picture, Charlotte feels isolated and connected to the spider. She keeps him as a pet and calls him Sting.
But as the spider begins to increase in size, its appetite for blood becomes insatiable as the neighbors ’pets begin to disappear. When her family and members of the building in which she lives fall into a trap and hunt a hungry spider, Charlotte is the only one who knows how to stop it.
Filming of the project is expected to begin in late 2022 in Sydney, Australia. Weta The workshop will create physical puppet effects from a workshop in New Zealand.
“Kia has written an extremely fascinating script that delivers a variety of thrills and twists in an extremely user-friendly format,” said Alison Thompson and Mark Gooder of Cornerstone. “We are very happy to be released Sting to the Cannes market. “