NEON has released the official trailer for their upcoming drama film titled Pig, starring Academy Award winner Nicolas Cage as a truffle hunter. The film is slated to hit the theaters on Friday, July 16, which pits Pig against a mix of high-profile and independent features including Space Jam: A New Legacy, and Escape Room: Tournament of Champions as well as Die in a Gunfight and Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain.
The video, which you can check out below, begins with Cage’s character in an isolated forest, where he’s living together with his beloved pet pig. However, his moment of serenity gets suddenly disturbed when his cabin gets attacked by unidentified people, who kidnapped his pig. Now, he must return to the city in search for it, while unwillingly reconnecting with his past life.
In Pig, a truffle hunter who lives alone in the Oregonian wilderness must return to his past in Portland in search of his beloved foraging pig after she is kidnapped. The film is written and directed by Michael Sarnoski in his feature directorial debut.
The film will be led by Nicolas Cage (Leaving Las Vegas, Mandy) and Alex Wolff (Hereditary). It will also feature Adam Arkin, Nina Belforte, Gretchen Corbett, Julia Bray, Darius Pierce, and Elijah Ungvary..
Pig is produced by Cage, Steve Tisch, Dori Rath, Joseph Restaino, David Carrico, Adam Paulsen, Dimitra Tsingou, Thomas Benski, Ben Giladi, and Vanessa Block.