Crawl (2019 film)

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Crawl
CrawlMoviePoster.jpg
Teaser poster
Directed byAlexandre Aja
Produced by
Written by
  • Michael Rasmussen
  • Shawn Rasmussen
Starring
Music by
  • Max Aruj
  • Steffen Thum
CinematographyMaxime Alexandre
Edited byElliot Greenberg
Production
company
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • July 12, 2019 (2019-07-12)
Running time
87 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$17 million[1]

Crawl is an upcoming American disaster horror film directed by Alexandre Aja. The film was written by Michael and Shawn Rasmussen.[2] It stars Kaya Scodelario and Barry Pepper.[3][4]

The film was initially announced in May 2018, with Sam Raimi producing through his Ghost House Pictures banner, and Aja attached as director. Scodelario and Pepper joined the cast in July 2018, with the rest of the cast joining that summer. Principal photography began in August 2018 and wrapped in September 2018.

It is scheduled to be released in the United States on July 12, 2019, by Paramount Pictures.[5]

Plot[edit]

During a fierce Category 5 hurricane that hits a Florida town, Haley Keller (Kaya Scodelario) goes against the town's orders of evacuation in order to find her father Dave (Barry Pepper). Though finding him in a crawlspace basement of their family home in Coral Lake, the father and daughter realize that something sinister lives in the town. With absolutely no rescue and impossible escape, Haley and Dave have to escape rising waters and maturing alligators as they try to escape hurricane season.

Cast[edit]

  • Kaya Scodelario as Haley Keller, Dave’s daughter
  • Barry Pepper as Dave Keller, Haley’s father
  • Ross Anderson as Wade Taylor
  • Anson Boon as Stan
  • Jose Palma as Pete

Production[edit]

On May 1, 2018, Paramount Pictures and Ghost House Pictures announced Alexandre Aja would be directing the film with Kaya Scodelario starring in the film.[6] On January 18, 2019, the film was slated for an August 23, 2019 release, before being moved up to July 12, 2019 on March 6, 2019.[7]

Filming[edit]

Principal photography on the film began in August 2018 in Belgrade, Serbia, wrapping the following month in late September.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Janković, Zoran (August 21, 2018). "Alexandre Aja Shoots Paramount Pictures Production Crawl in Serbia". Film New Europe. Retrieved August 1, 2018.
  2. ^ Kit, Borys (May 1, 2018). "Alexandre Aja, Sam Raimi Team for Paramount Horror Thriller 'Crawl' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved August 21, 2018.
  3. ^ Miska, Brad (May 31, 2018). "Here's the Star of Alex Aja and Sam Raimi's 'Crawl'". Bloody Disgusting. Retrieved August 21, 2018.
  4. ^ Galuppo, Mia (July 18, 2018). "Barry Pepper Joins Kaya Scodelario in Paramount Thriller 'Crawl'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved August 21, 2018.
  5. ^ https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/paramount-sets-horror-pic-crawl-late-summer-1177471
  6. ^ Perry, Spencer (May 1, 2018). "Alex Aja Tapped for Alligator Horror Movie Crawl at Paramount". Comingsoon.net. Retrieved August 21, 2018.
  7. ^ Pedersen, Eric (March 6, 2019). "Paramount Horror Pic 'Crawl' Creeps Up To July – Update". deadline.com. Retrieved March 6, 2019.
  8. ^ Janković, Zoran (August 21, 2018). "Alexandre Aja Shoots Paramount Pictures Production Crawl in Serbia". Film New Europe. Retrieved August 1, 2018.

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