By now you should have heard of the plans to remake Herschell Gordon Lewis’ classic so bad it’s good splatterfest, Blood Feast. Well it’s really happening, and there’s really a new trailer making the rounds. From the look of things, the film is really going to try to live up to its nasty roots, as well. You can check it out below.
Marcel Walz directs from a script penned by Philip Lilienschwarz.
The film stars Caroline Williams, Robert Rusler, Sophie Monk, and Sadie Katz.
Synopsis: Fuad Ramses (Rusler) and his family have moved from the United States to France, where they run an American diner. Since business is not going too well, Fuad also works night shifts in a museum of ancient Egyptian culture. During these long, lonely nights he is repeatedly drawn to a statue representing the seductive ancient goddess Ishtar (Katz). He becomes more and more allured by the goddess as she speaks to him in visions. Eventually he succumbs to her deadly charms.
After this pivotal night, Fuad begins a new life, in which murder and cannibalism become his daily bread. He starts to prepare a ritual feast to honor his new mistress, a lavish affair dripping with blood, organs, and intestines of human victims. As butchered bodies are heaped upon the Altar of Ishtar, Fuad slowly slips further into madness until he is no more than the goddess’ puppet; and she thirsts for the blood of Fuad’s wife and daughter too…