Fatal Pictures is back along with Red Sneakers Media to present the short film Heir, a body horror creeper that will debut this summer at the Fantasia International Film Festival. Read the full press release below:
Fatal Pictures in association with Red Sneakers Media is proud to announce Heir—A touching tale of father & son from the filmmakers that brought you Worm, Familiar, Remote and The Last Halloween. This practical effects horror short is a monster movie unlike any other, it is a bleak and fantastical examination of one of society’s darkest taboos that aims to stimulate the mind and wrench the gut with equal power.
Starring Bill Oberst Jr. (Resolution, Circus of the Dead, Take this Lollipop) and Robert Nolan (Familiar, Berkshire Country, Silent Retreat), Written and Directed by Richard Powell (Worm, Familiar), Fatal Pictures’ Zach Green and Richard Powell produced in association with Marc Roussel and Ron Basch from Red Sneakers Media (Remote, The Last Halloween). Associate Produced by Seth Metoyer (Cell Count, Deadly Revisions, Ballet of Blood), with Cinematography by Michael Jari Davidson (Save Yourself, Berkshire Country, The Last Halloween), Special Make-Up Effects by The Butcher Shop (Familiar, The Last Halloween), Editing by John Nicholls (Sex After Kids, The Sweetest Hippopotamus, The Last Halloween) and Music by Christopher Guglick (Remote, Home, The Last Halloween).
Synopsis: After connecting with a stranger of similar interests online, Gordon and his young son Paul, embark on an ill-fated road trip in which Gordon aims to indulge a secret passion. Before the day ends a horrible truth will be uncovered and a harsh lesson will be learned.