Movie News

Harry Potter and the Deathly Horns

Harry Potter and the Deathly Horns

Clearly keen to continue starring in supernatural and fantasy flicks, Daniel Radcliffe is set to star in “Horns”, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

Directed by Alexandre Aja, the film is based on the best-selling novel by Joe Hill and a rock’n’roll infused dark fantasy that “explores why bad things happen to good people”. The novel spent six weeks on The New York Times bestseller list and has become an international smash-hit.

Radcliffe will star as Ig Perrish, who is suspected of the violent rape and murder of his girlfriend; Perrish awakens one morning from a night of hard drinking to discover horns starting to grow from his head.

Perrish soon discovers that the horns possess the queer power of driving people to confess their darkest sins and act upon their selfish impulses – which allows him to further investigate the death of his beloved and plan his revenge on her murderer.

“After reading Joe Hill’s cult book, I couldn’t resist temptation to dive into the devilish underworld and reinvent a universal myth,” Aja said. “Horns is a wild ride of sin and crime, with a loveV story in its heart.”

Red Granite will finance the film, with Mandalay Pictures, Riza Aziz and Joey McFarland to produce the adaptation, which was penned by Keith Bunin.

Additional casting is well underway, with views for principal filming to begin later this year.

Share this story!Share on FacebookShare on TumblrShare on StumbleUponTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someoneShare on Google+Pin on PinterestDigg thisBuffer this pagePrint this pageShare on LinkedIn
(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)
Movie News
@http://www.twitter.com/ashkimo

Ashleigh's work has been read in the likes of Star News and Blockbuster Interaction. Also co-hosted a program on Monash Radio. Studied Journalism at University.

More in Movie News

spectrebond

Daniel Craig quitting 007?

ClintSep 2, 2015
michaelshannon

Shannon’s Zod shocker? All flipping lies!

ClintSep 2, 2015
mupetsdenise

Kermit’s replaces long-time squeeze with a real pig..

ClintSep 2, 2015
mamma-mia-brosnan-streep

Streep, Brosnan tipped for Mamma Mia! sequel

ClintSep 2, 2015
tatianamaslany

Trio of lovely ladies up for Star Wars : Episode VIII

ClintSep 2, 2015
twinpeakss

Production has begun on Twin Peaks!

ClintSep 2, 2015
penny-dreadful

TV Casting: LuPone for Penny Dreadful, Goldberg for Supergirl

AshSep 2, 2015
a_bigger_splash

A Bigger Splash gets May release

AshSep 2, 2015
butler

Gerard Butler starrer Geostorm pushed to 2017

AshSep 2, 2015