Killer Squirrels: The Sales Trailer You Have To See To Believe


The majority of the planet may still be shaking off the last bits of Sharknado fandom, but here at UTG we’re already focused on the future of ridiculous nature-gone-wild films that are sure to eat up your Twitter feeds in the months and years ahead. This morning’s news tidbit includes a visual, but can honestly be summarized in two words: killer squirrels.

Timur Bekmambetov has released a sales trailer for a new horror feature he wants to make, entitled Squirrels. The film has yet to start production, and in fact has no director, but footage was shot to help raise funds during Cannes and that sequence has now been made available for the world to see.

From the official synopsis: “When a young man’s estranged father is killed under suspicious circumstances, he returns home for the first time in years to get to the bottom of the mystery. Hoping to uncover some logical explanation, he instead finds his mom’s sleazy new boyfriend, a natural gas company buying up the town, an angry female sheriff who happens to be his ex-girlfriend, and an army of flesh-eating squirrels hellbent on destroying everything in their path due to an erosion of their food chain as a result of environmental destruction by the gas company.”

The screenplay was written by Daniel Antoniazzi and Ben Shiffrin from an original idea by Bekmambetov. No release date, or even production start date, has been revealed at this time. All that said, this is probably the most fun you’re going to have in under ninety-seconds all day. Click through, watch the clip, then comment and let us know if you would pay to see Squirrels come to life.

James Shotwell

James Shotwell is the founder of Under The Gun Review. He loves writing about music and movies almost as much as he loves his two fat cats. He's also the co-founder of Antique Records and the Marketing Coordinator for Haulix. You should probably follow him on Twitter.

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