Apostle: Everything We Know So Far
The Horror output from Netflix is coming thick and fast this Halloween season and coming on the 12th of October we have another new release with period Horror film “Apostle”. Here’s everything we know so far.
This is the 4th film by Welsh director Gareth Evans who is well known for the Indonesian action-packed, high octane “The Raid” series, while he is also the director the movie was also written and edited by him as well. The film has been released earlier than the date it shall be streaming on Netflix but this is for the Fantastic Fest an Annual film festival in Austin, Texas and the Welsh BAFTA.
In the year 1905 Andrea Richardson the younger sister of Thomas Richardson is kidnapped by a mysterious religious cult led by the ‘Prophet’ Malcolm, the cult demands a ransom for her safe return to Thomas, unable to pay the ransom he travels to the remote island where the commune lives and in his attempt to save his sister he delves deep into the secrets of the cult and will stop at nothing to save his sister and reveal the lies which the commune had been built upon.
|Character||Actor||Where have I seen them before?|
|Ffion||Kristine Froseth||Sierra Burgess is a Loser, Junior|
|Thomas Richardson||Dan Stevens||Beauty and the Beast, The Guest, Legion|
|Andrea Richardson||Lucy Boynton||Miss Potter, Murder on the Orient Express, Let Me Go|
|Prophet Malcolm||Michael Sheen||Frost/Nixon, Masters of Sex, The Queen|
|Quinn||Mark Lewis Jones||Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Child 44, Master and Commander|
|Jennifer||Elen Rhys||The Bastard Executioner, World War Z, Broadchurch|
|Sinead||Annes Elwy||Little Women, King Arthur: Excalibur Rising, Electric Dreams|
|John the Suspicious One||Ross O’Hennessy||Game of Thrones, Da Vinci’s Demons, The Musketeers|
The trailer only dropped recently and its safe to say we are in for one hell of a ride. Creepy. twisted and brutal this film is definitely one to make you feel squeamish!
The movie has already been widely praised by critics and already garnering some decent ratings on IMBD (8.2/10) and Rotten Tomatoes (86%) respectively. With its use of gore and suspense, the movie has been comparable to that of a modern-day wicker man and we here at What’s on Netflix cannot wait till October!
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