Posted on Thursday, December 30th, 2010 by Peter Sciretta
Ma’s Meatloaf has premiered the sixth poster from Kevin Smith‘s upcoming horror movie Red State. The newest character poster features Melissa Leo’s character, Sarah. As you know, Red State is set to premiere at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival next month. Hit the jump to see the poster in full.
Melissa Leo as Sarah Red State Character Poster:
Here is the official plot synopsis for Red State as released by Sundance:
Ever since Clerks (cowinner of the Filmmakers Trophy at the 1994 Sundance Film Festival), Kevin Smith has been known for his sharp, subversive, comedic writing. He shifts from comedy to horror with Red State and aptly demonstrates that good writing transcends genre. Red State begins by following three horny high-school boys who come across an online ad from an older woman looking for a gang bang. Boys being boys, they hit the road to satisfy their libidinal urges. But what begins as a fantasy takes a dark turn as they come face-to-face with a terrifying “holy” force with a fatal agenda. Instead of relying on archetypes and predictable formulas, Smith meticulously fashions all-too-real characters, utilizing exceptional performances (notably by Michael Parks) and an intelligent script. His realistic style gives the film an intimate feeling, heightening the terror to biblical proportions. Red State is a shocking new kind of horror film that aggressively confronts higher powers and extreme doctrines with a vengeance.
Kevin Smith hopes to release Red State in theaters in March 2011.