Comedian Jordan Peele has joined the cast of the puppet horror film Abruptio, which comes from writer and director Evan Marlowe.
In the film, all of the characters, “…will be performed by life-sized, realistic latex puppets“, in a nod to the films of Jim Henson, such as Dark Crystal.
“Les Hackel is a guy down on his luck who wakes to find an explosive device has been implanted in his neck. He must carry out heinous crimes in order to stay alive while trying to identify the mastermind manipulating the now twisted and strange world around him.
Peele joins Robert Englund (A Nightmare on Elm Street), Sid Haig (House of 1000 Corpses), Hana Mae Lee (Pitch Perfect), Christopher McDonald (Happy Gilmore) and James Marsters (“Buffy the Vampire Slayer”), who plays “Les”.
The film has an undetermined 2018 release date.