Get a first look at Abe Forsytheâ€™s zombie comedy Little Monsters
The first footage from NEON and Huluâ€™s upcoming zombie comedy Little Monsters has been released online. Featuring Australian director Abe Forsythe giving a brief explanation of the filmâ€™s plot, characters, and how it was created while simultaneously showing many clips from the film. Check out the video belowÂ (via Bloody Disgusting).
The film follows Dave (England), a washed-up musician who volunteers to chaperone his nephewâ€™s kindergarten class field trip after taking a shine to the plucky schoolteacher, Miss Caroline (Nyongâ€™o). Daveâ€™s intentions are complicated by the presence of the worldâ€™s most famous kids show personality, and competition for Miss Carolineâ€™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.
Keith & Jess Calderâ€™s Snoot Entertainment and Bruna Papandreaâ€™s Made Up Stories are producing the film which had received a major production investment from Screen Australia in association with Create NSW. Snootâ€™s Keith & Jess Calder are producing alongside Made Up Storiesâ€™ Papandrea, Jodi Matterson and Steve Hutensky, with Jeanne Snow executive producing.Â Protagonist Pictures is handling international sales.