Get a First Look at Abe Forsythe’s Zombie Comedy Little Monsters

Diesel La Torraca, Lupita Nyong’o, Ashton Arokiaswamy, Kim Doan, Caliah Pinones, Vivienne Albany and Jack Schuback appear in Little Monsters by Abe Forsythe, an official selection of the Midnight Program at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. Courtesy of Sundance Institute | photo by Ben King All photos are copyrighted and may be used by press only for the purpose of news or editorial coverage of Sundance Institute programs. Photos must be accompanied by a credit to the photographer and/or 'Courtesy of Sundance Institute.' Unauthorized use, alteration, reproduction or sale of logos and/or photos is strictly prohibited.

Get a first look at Abe Forsythe’s zombie comedy Little Monsters

The first footage from NEON and Hulu’s upcoming zombie comedy Little Monsters has been released online. Featuring Australian director Abe Forsythe giving a brief explanation of the film’s plot, characters, and how it was created while simultaneously showing many clips from the film. Check out the video below (via Bloody Disgusting).

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The film follows Dave (England), a washed-up musician who volunteers to chaperone his nephew’s kindergarten class field trip after taking a shine to the plucky schoolteacher, Miss Caroline (Nyong’o). Dave’s intentions are complicated by the presence of the world’s most famous kids show personality, and competition for Miss Caroline’s affections, Teddy McGiggle (Gad). One thing none of them bargained for however, is a sudden zombie outbreak, from which Dave and Miss Caroline must protect the children.

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Keith & Jess Calder’s Snoot Entertainment and Bruna Papandrea’s Made Up Stories are producing the film which had received a major production investment from Screen Australia in association with Create NSW. Snoot’s Keith & Jess Calder are producing alongside Made Up Stories’ Papandrea, Jodi Matterson and Steve Hutensky, with Jeanne Snow executive producing. Protagonist Pictures is handling international sales.

Starring Academy Award-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o (Us, Black Panther), Josh Gad (Frozen) and Alexander England, the film had its world premiere at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival.