Horns is based on the novel by Joe Hill. It stars Daniel Radcliffe as Ig Perrish, broken-hearted young man who is believed by everyone in town to have raped and murdered his girlfriend, Merrin Williams. Things get weird when he awakens after a night of serious drinking with horns beginning to grow out of his forehead.
Written by Keith Bunin (In Treatment) and directed by Alexandre Aja (The Hills Have Eyes), Horns is a deeply disturbed, bleakly funny and frequently scary little film that gives Radcliffe another quality role.
The notoriety of Fifty Shades of Grey is paying off for Jamie Dornan – he’s been cast as the lead in The 9th Life of Louis Drax, the psychological thriller that marks the return of Miramax to the active production of new films.
Based on the best-selling novel by Liz Jensen, the story begins on Louis Drax’s 9th birthday, when he suffers a near-fatal fall. In order to reveal the strange circumstances surrounding the young boy’s accident – Dr. Allan Pascal (Jamie Dornan) is drawn into a thrilling mystery, testing the boundaries of fantasy and reality.
The script was written by Max Minghella and will be directed by Alexandre Aja (Horns). For more, check out the press release after the jump.