StudioCanal has taken a number of territories on Sting, the upcoming arachnophobia horror film from author/director Kiah Roache-Turner that has simply wrapped manufacturing in Sydney.
The movie — for which a primary picture has additionally been revealed — stars Ryan Corr (Home of the Dragon, The Water Diviner), Alyla Browne (Three Thousand Years of Longing, 9 Excellent Strangers), Penelope Mitchell (Hellboy), Robyn Nevin (Prime of the Lake), Noni Hazlehurst (The Finish) and Jermaine Fowler (Retreat).
Sting was co-financed by Align and marks its second collaboration with gross sales firm Cornerstone. They labored collectively beforehand on Good Luck To You, Leo Grande. The movie has additionally acquired a significant manufacturing funding from Display Australia.
Cornerstone is dealing with worldwide gross sales and distribution on Sting, which StudioCanal has acquired for the U.Okay., Australia, New Zealand, France, Germany, Switzerland, and Benelux. Extra offers embody Fortunate Purple (Italy), Diamond Movies (Latin America, Spain, Portugal), Nordisk (Scandinavia), Kinoswiat (Poland), Pasatiempo Photos (Baltics, CIS), Karantanija (Ex-Yogoslavia), Italia (Center East), Filmfinity (South Africa) and Terry Steiner Worldwide (airways).
In Sting, on one chilly, stormy evening in New York Metropolis, a mysterious object falls from the sky and smashes by the window of a rundown residence constructing. It’s an egg, and from this egg emerges an odd little spider…
The creature is found by Charlotte, a rebellious 12-year-old lady obsessive about comedian books. Regardless of her stepfather Ethan’s greatest efforts to attach together with her by their comedian guide co-creation Fang Lady, Charlotte feels remoted. Her mom and Ethan are distracted by their new child and are struggling to manage, leaving Charlotte to bond with the spider. Preserving it as a secret pet, she names it Sting.
As Charlotte’s fascination with Sting will increase, so does its measurement. Rising at a monstrous price, Sting’s urge for food for blood turns into insatiable. Neighbors’ pets begin to go lacking, after which the neighbors themselves. Quickly Charlotte’s household and the eccentric characters of the constructing notice that they’re all trapped, hunted by a ravenous supersized arachnid with a style for human flesh… and Charlotte is the one one who is aware of the right way to cease it.
Sting is produced by Jamie Hilton and Michael Pontin by way of See Photos along with Photos in Paradise’s Chris Brown, with further financing from create NSW, cumulous VFX and Spectrum Leisure. 5-time Oscar winner Weta Workshop, led by artistic director Richard Taylor (Blade Runner 2049, King Kong, The Lord of the Rings Trilogy) created the bodily results out of their workshop in New Zealand. They’ve been lately engaged on Scott Walker’s The Tank which Cornerstone is overseeing worldwide.