Eli Roth’s Scariest Film, Documentary FIN, is Out July 13th

Eli Roth, the titan of terror, has made a documentary. He’s taking a step back from the fictitious horrors of the movies. This time, He’ll be focusing on the horror of sharks. Not Jaws. He’s looking at how the shark fin trade impacts the world around us in his new feature FIN.

In FIN, Roth and a professional group of scientists, researchers and activists sail around the globe to unveil the truth behind the death of millions of sharks, exposing the criminal enterprise that is impacting the extinction of the misunderstood creatures. FIN features work from photographer Michael Muller and the support of organizations such as Oceana, Sea Shepherd, and Wild Aid. Oscar® winner Leonardo DiCaprio executive produces the film along with actor, producer and shark activist Nina Dobrev and President of Lionsgate Nonfiction Television and Pilgrim CEO and Chair Craig Piligian.

This is a close subject for Roth. He grew up being afraid of sharks and now wants to advocate for their lives. His movie will take him to places none of us will go. And he’ll do things none of us want to do. I’d rather let him explain it.

FIN is the scariest film I’ve ever made, and certainly the most dangerous, but I wanted to send a message of hope to end this needless massacre of sharks. They keep our oceans clean to produce half our oxygen, and they deserve our respect and deserve to be saved, especially now when the shark fin sales ban is going before the House,” said Roth. “It’s an honor to be joined by Leonardo DiCaprio to bring it to discovery+ audiences, and I couldn’t have done this film without the incredible support of Lionsgate and the amazing team at Pilgrim. I wanted to show the crisis from all sides and paired with an action campaign we can make the change necessary to protect them.  Fifty years ago the world came together to save the whales, then we did it for dolphins, and recently for Orcas. It’s time to do the same for sharks, and time is running out.”

In his own words it’s the scariest film he’s ever made. We have a trailer for you below. I watched the trailer and it got me feeling some kind of way. I was unaware of Roth’s activism, but it just makes me like him more.

I’m absolutely thrilled to check out FIN when it releases July 13th. What about you? You can join the conversation in the comments or on Instagram and Twitter @DreadCentral. We’re also on Facebook. I’m Jans. I write news. You can come tell me shark facts on Twitter @HorrorPlayed



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