A demented trailer for the brand new horror film “Winnie the Pooh: Blood and Honey,” impressed by the “Winnie the Pooh” youngsters’s books, debuted on Wednesday.
With A.A. Milne’s 1926 work coming into the public area this 12 months, author and director Rhys Frake-Waterfield’s has reimagined Pooh and Piglet as “feral” animals who go on a “rampage” after being deserted by Christopher Robin, who leaves for faculty.
“Pooh and Piglet experienced a drastic drop in food as Christopher [Robin] grew up, so over the years [they] became increasingly hungry and feral,” Waterfield informed HuffPost of his impartial slasher movie.
Within the movie, Christopher Robin returns along with his girlfriend to search out that his outdated allies from the 100 Acre Wooden “are no longer what they seem” and have turned murderous — even “eating Eeyore to survive.”
“Upon seeing Christopher, Pooh and Piglet go on a rampage and eventually target a rural cabin, where a group of girls from university are staying,” he added.
“Because they’ve had to fend for themselves so much, they’ve essentially become feral,” Waterfield informed Selection. “So they’ve gone back to their animal roots. They’re no longer tame: They’re like a vicious bear and pig who want to go around and try and find prey.”
Within the warped trailer, the fictional teddy bear and his pig companion commit quite a few acts of gory violence, together with utilizing chloroform to drug a bikini-clad girl in a scorching tub and decapitating a renter staying in a home within the forest.
The horror flick brought about fairly the stir throughout social media in Could after Jagged Edge Productions, a U.Ok.-based indie movie studio, launched twisted nonetheless pictures from the film’s set on the web.
“We’ve tried to be extremely careful,” Waterfield informed Number of different interpretations of Pooh, particularly Disney’s. “We did as much as we could to make sure [the film] was only based on the 1926 version of it.”
The film continues to be awaiting a launch date. Nevertheless, the ominous trailer hints it’s “coming soon.”