Marshall to Helm a Sacrilege

Neil Marshall to direct SacrilegeHow weird is this? I was just with Doomsday director Neil Marshall all weekend at Fear Fest and never once did we get a peep about a film called Sacrilege

Nevertheless, Variety announced this morning that Sacrilege will be Marshall’s next film, a period horror movie set during the Old West. “It is set during the Gold Rush, a time remembered for incidents like the Donner Party,” Marshall told the trade. “It is meant to be a pitch-black, gritty, period horror movie.”

It’s just so weird, I tell you; this is the first I’ve ever heard of it, and I’ve talked to the man numerous times. Apparently it’s been a passion project for a few years now, too. The Unforgiven by way of Lovecraft , he calls it. Rogue will release Sacrilege, which Marshall will be writing, as well .

Keep it here for more details and look out for our series of Doomsday interviews going up all week long!

Johnny Butane

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  • Terminal

    I’m there as there can be. I’m very trusting of Marshall these days.

  • Caine Is Able

    I’m sold. But then I again, I’d be on just about anything Marshall has up his sleeves. I loved “Dog Soldiers” and “The Descent”, and I’m aching to see “Doomsday” this weekend.

    “Sacrilege” sounds like fun to me. Hell, so do all of his other pending projects: “Eagle’s Nest”, “Outpost”, “The Ninth Legion”, “Sherlock Holmes”, etc.

    Bring ’em on!