Posted on Tuesday, August 21st, 2012 by Russ Fischer
Darren Lynn Bousman made his entry into horror fame with several entries in the Saw series (Saw II-IV) and then went on to direct films such as the feature version of Repo! The Genetic Opera, the remake of Mother’s Day, and 11-11-11. Now he has taken on a classic bit of weird American lore: the story of the Jersey Devil, supposedly a Satanic beast, or even the personification of the Devil, that roams New Jersey.
In The Barrens, a family comprised of dad Stephen Moyer (True Blood), mom Mia Kirshner (The Vampire Diaries), and kids Allie MacDonald and Peter DaCunha, heads into the woods for a camping trip. They run across Erik Knudsen (Scream 4), but this wouldn’t be much of a horror film if they didn’t also run across the Jersey Devil, or something very much like it. Or is Moyer having a serious breakdown? Check out the trailer below. Read More »