Get a first look at Laura Vandervoort in the Soska Sisters’ Rabid remake
Bloody Disgusting has given us the first look at Laura Vandervoort as Rose, the main character in Rabid, itself a remake of David Cronenberg’s 1977 classic. Check out the full photo in the gallery below!
Rabid is written by Jen Soska, Sylvia Soska and John Serge, and led by the twin sister horror-movie directors that established a huge following with the 2012 horror film American Mary. With a modern and relevant spin from the woman’s perspective, and the addition of Vandervoort, the new Rabid is going to be a uniquely chilling, and captivating film.
Additional cast members include Ben Hollingsworth (Code Black), Hanneke Talbot (Playing Dead) as Rose’s best friend, Mackenzie Gray (Legion) as a fashion designer, and CM Punk (WWE) and AJ Mendez (WWE Raw) in undisclosed roles.
Rabid has already been sold to 101 FILMS in the UK, Shout! Studios in the US and A71 in Canada.
Drawing influence from the original movie, the remake will follow Rose, a young woman who, after an accident leaves her scarred beyond recognition, undergoes a radical untested stem-cell treatment. While turning Rose into the belle of the ball, the experimental transformation comes at a price.
Michael Walker, Paul Lalonde and John Vidette of Back 40 Pictures are producing.