The Hunt is the next big thriller and here's everything we know about it so far.
If you're looking for a good thriller then The Hunt could just be your cup of tea. This American thriller film is based on the 1924 short story "The Most Dangerous Game" by Richard Connell. It is directed by Craig Zobel and co-written by Damon Lindelof. It's one of those must-watch thrillers and here's everything we know about it so far.
The film was first set to be released on September 27, 2019. But it was then pushed to March 13, 2020. After the mass shootings in Dayton and El Paso in August 2019, President Donald Trump criticized the film. This prompted Universal Pictures to make the decision of changing the release date.
Filming began on February 20, 2019, in New Orleans, and ended on April 5.
The official synopsis of the film, as released by Universal Pictures is:
Loosely based on the 1924 short story "The Most Dangerous Game" by Richard Connell, the film follows 12 strangers who mysteriously wake up in a clearing. They do not know where they are or how they got there. They discover that they have been chosen to be hunted in a game devised by a group of elites. The hunters gather in a remote facility called the Manor House, but their sport gets derailed when one of the hunted, Crystal (Betty Gilpin), fights back and starts killing them one by one.
The film has a full range of talent with stars Betty Gilpin, Ike Barinholtz, Emma Roberts and Hilary Swank.
Yes, there is a trailer and it has gotten quite a reception online. It acquired a massive 14 million views on Youtube since the 11th of February!