Catfish duo Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman, who also helmed Paranormal Activity 3 and 4, as well as the upcoming Presto/Nerve starring Dave Franco, recently wrapped production on the Blumhouse production Viral.
Starring Sofia Black D’Elia and Analeigh Tipton (Warm Bodies, Crazy Stupid Love), the film has been lsated for release on February 19, 2016.
Penned by Barbara Marshall, “Struggling after a recent family tragedy, teenager Emma Drakeford begins a video documentary about her life for a school project. Her life is turned upside down as a terrifying virus sweeps through her small town, turning her friends and neighbors into vicious monsters. Quarantined with her family, Emma believes they are out of harm’s way but when the contagion finally infiltrates their home Emma and her family are faced with an impossible decision – if someone you love becomes a threat, do you kill them in cold blood or save them at the risk of your own life? From the executive producer of ‘Cloverfield’ comes a terrifying new twist on the monster movie that is the first in a trilogy.“