Wildling | A Coming Of Age Twist On A Classic Werewolf Tale

Wildling | A Coming Of Age Twist On A Classic Werewolf Tale

A teenage girl raised in isolation is integrated into society. But as she comes of age Anna is drawn to the wild with an increasing bloodlust.

Bel Powley and Liv Tyler star in ‘Wildling’ modern take on the werewolf legend. Anna (Powley) has been raised in isolation by a man she knows only as ‘Daddy’. With her true origins hidden from her she is raised believing that she is the last child left alive. Anna has been taught to fear the Wildling, a ruthless creature that feeds on children.

Freed from captivity, Anna is helped by no nonsense cop Ellen Cooper (Tyler) to begin integrating into society. Clearing no ordinary child Anna is increasingly drawn to the freedom of the forest where she is overcome by an irresistible bloodlust.

‘Wildling’ is released through Warner Bros. theatrically in the U.S. and Canada from April 13th and in the U.K. and Ireland from April 20th. Expect a limited, short run for this low budget fantasy/horror.

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About Wildling | A teenage girl’s coming of age comes with a terrifying twist in this spellbinding take on the werewolf legend. Since birth, Anna (Bel Powley) has been raised in isolation by a man she knows only as Daddy (Chucky star Brad Dourif) who has done everything possible to conceal the truth about the girl’s origins from her. But when the teenage Anna is suddenly thrust into the real world under the protection of no-nonsense police officer Ellen (Liv Tyler), it soon becomes clear that the young woman is far from ordinary. Unable to adjust to a normal life, Anna finds herself drawn instead to the wild freedom of the forest while struggling to resist the growing bloodlust that has awakened inside her. This moodily atmospheric thriller combines supernatural scares with a myth-like tale of self discovery.

Will Harrison

About the author | Will Harrison

Founder of The Unheard Nerd. A husband and father of two girls, Will is a fan of Nerdcore Hip-Hop, a comics fiend, a podcast host and champion of independent nerd culture. | Follow will on twitter: @TheUnheardNerd

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