Antlers (film)

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Directed byScott Cooper
Produced by
Screenplay by
Based on"The Quiet Boy"
by Nick Antosca
Music byJavier Navarrete
CinematographyFlorian Hoffmeister
Edited byDylan Tichenor
Fox Searchlight Pictures
Double Dare You Productions
Distributed byWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Antlers is an upcoming supernatural horror film directed by Scott Cooper, and produced by Guillermo del Toro, David S. Goyer and J. Miles Dale, from a screenplay by C. Henry Chaisson and Nick Antosca. It is based upon Antosca's short story "The Quiet Boy", which was published in Guernica, and stars Keri Russell and Jesse Plemons.[1]

Antlers will be distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures through Fox Searchlight Pictures, following the acquisition of 21st Century Fox by The Walt Disney Company on March 20, 2019.


A small-town Oregon teacher and her brother, the local sheriff, become entwined with a young student in her school who is harboring a dangerous secret with frightening consequences.



In July 2018, it was announced that Guillermo del Toro would produce Antlers, a film to be directed by Scott Cooper with Keri Russell in negotiations to star. It was planned to begin filming in Vancouver, British Columbia, by the fourth quarter of 2018.[2] In August 2018, Jesse Plemons joined the cast.[3] In October 2018, Jeremy T. Thomas, Graham Greene, Amy Madigan, Scott Haze, and Rory Cochrane joined the cast.[4][5]

Principal photography began on October 1, 2018, and finished on November 30, 2018.[6][7]


  1. ^ "The Quiet Boy". Guernica. Retrieved 2019-08-22.
  2. ^ "Keri Russell in Talks to Star in Guillermo del Toro-Produced Thriller 'Antlers' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2019-03-15.
  3. ^ Kroll, Justin; Kroll, Justin (2018-08-14). "Jesse Plemons to Co-Star With Keri Russell in Scott Cooper's 'Antlers' (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved 2019-03-15.
  4. ^ Hipes, Patrick; Hipes, Patrick (2018-10-01). "Graham Greene, Amy Madigan, Scott Haze Join Scott Cooper's Horror Thriller 'Antlers'". Deadline. Retrieved 2019-03-15.
  5. ^ "Scott Cooper's Horror Film Antlers Begins Production". 2018-10-01. Retrieved 2019-03-15.
  6. ^ Stevens, Michael. "Vancouver Film - "Antlers", "The 100", "Siren"". Retrieved 2019-03-15.
  7. ^ "UPDATE: Scott Cooper's 'Antlers' Produced By Guillermo del Toro Shoots October-November In Vancouver". GWW. 2018-08-13. Retrieved 2019-03-15.

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