IFC Midnight has released the official trailer for Demonic, the new twisted sci-fi horror movie from director Neill Blomkamp. Slated for its theatrical and VOD release on August 20, the film was shot in Canada during the pandemic and had its world premiere at the Berlinale in March. IFC Midnight has since acquired the US rights, and ahead of its launch next month, a new trailer was released. You can see it below.

Demonic is written and directed by Neill Blomkamp. Stuart Ford produced the project. The film stars Carly Pope, Chris William Martin, Michael J. Rogers, Nathalie Boltt, and Terry Chen. On Demonic, “A young woman (the Pope) unleashes terrible demons when supernatural forces are revealed at the root of a decades-old rift between mother and daughter.”

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Blomkamp and the Demonic The filmmakers used a new patent-pending volumetric capture method, a form of technology that scans an actor from all sides and recreates him digitally. It has been compared to the technology found in the Microsoft Kinect camera on Xbox One and has been used by the visual effects and virtual reality industries. Demonic It’s reportedly using the most volumetric capture ever seen on film to date, and you can catch a glimpse of the technology being showcased in the new official trailer for the film.

At one point, Neill Blomkamp was planning to develop an Alien sequel with Sigourney Weaver reprising her role as Ellen Ripley. For better or worse, the project was shelved in favor of the Ridley Scott prequel. Alien: Covenant. Fans have requested that 20th Century revisit the project, but no progress has been made on that front. Blomkamp later planned to direct RoboCop Returns for MGM, although it announced in 2019 that it would be leaving the project to focus on a horror movie, which we now know is Demonic. Apparently, Blomkamp had been looking to scratch that itch of horror for years.

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“I was always a huge fan of The Blair Witch Project Y Paranormal activity. He was also a fan of the way those filmmakers went out and filmed something in their backyard, “Blomkamp said of inspiration for Demonic, via Empire. “One of the things that was fun about making the film was working in a different sub-genre than I usually am. A sense of dread brewing under the surface was something I wanted to try to capture.

Neill Blomkamp entered the scene as the director and co-writer of District 9, the acclaimed science fiction action film released in 2009. The screenplay garnered four Oscar nominations, including Best Adapted Screenplay for Blomkamp and co-writer Terri Tatchell. He followed this up by directing the dystopian sci-fi action movie. Elysium, which was also praised by critics and had a good impact at the box office. Blomkamp also directed and co-wrote 2015 My uncle with Tatchell, though it performed below the studio’s expectations, canceling plans for a sequel.

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