Versus Director Ryuhei Kitamura Does Body Horror

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Shock Till You Drop has some fun news: Ryuhei Kitamura, who made a name for himself with the fun low-budget Japanese film Versus and recently directed Midnight Meat Train, is directing a film called Teratoma. The writers are Jim Agnew and Sean Keller, who penned Dario Argento’s upcoming Giallo. (And that gives me pause, since the early Giallo reviews haven’t been wildly positive.) A teratoma is a type of tumor in which other…growths…can be identified: hair, teeth, even eyes and limbs. That could put the film right into the realm of body horror, a sub-genre that doesn’t get enough attention these days. Joel Soisson, of co-producers Neo Art & Logic, says “Teratoma is The Fly meets Rosemary’s Baby.” Read More »