Following the recent trailer drop for Gustavo Hernandez’ upcoming fast-paced zombie thriller, Virus :32, Shudder has released a sneak-peek clip of the film in anticipation of the April 21 release date.
Fans of the celebrated director will recall that his 2010 debut feature, The Silent House (La casa muda) premiered out of Cannes’ Directors Fortnight to international acclaim, followed by the 2014 Fantastic Fest premiere of Local God (Dios Local) and 2018 Tribeca premiere of You Shall Not Sleep (No dormirás).
Starring Paula Silva (In the Quarry) and Berlinale Silver Bear winner Daniel Hendler (Lost Embrace), Virus :32 tells the tragic tale of a pandemic that leads to carnage on the streets. The sick become hunters, only able to cool their fever by unscrupulously killing anyone not yet infected. Oblivious to the entire situation, Iris (Silva) and her daughter spend the day at the local sports club where Iris works as a security guard. But when night falls, their fight for survival begins. Their only hope for salvation comes when they discover that, after each attack, the infected seem to be left incapacitated for 32 seconds before striking out again.
VIRUS :32 will premiere exclusively on Shudder on Thursday, April 21 in the US, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand. It will also screen as the opening film at this year’s FANT Bilbao Fantasy Film Festival next month. In the meantime, we’ll leave you with the “I’ll be right back” exclusive clip.