9 NEW CABIN FEVER IMAGES
Both IGN Filmforce and Joblo have managed to score some exclusive stills from Cabin Fever for you today, the horror film from newbie filmmaker Eli Roth. Roth, an NYU film school graduate, 'fleshed out' his ideas for the film while working as a production assistant on Howard Stern's Private Parts.
Roth says, 'The initial idea for Cabin Fever came while I was working on a horse farm in Iceland when I was 19 years old. I had been cleaning out a barn and got a skin infection on my face. I woke up in the middle of the night scratching my cheek, thinking I had a mosquito bite. I looked down at my hand and saw chunks of skin. The next morning I attempted to shave and literally, shaved half my face off. The strangest part was not only did it not hurt ? it actually satisfied some strange itch underneath my skin. I went to see a dermatologist, who, judging by the horrified and puzzled look on her face, had never seen anything like it before. She gave me steroid cream and luckily, my face cleared up.'
As you'll see in the pictures below, Roth stayed true to that gruesome inspiration while directing his debut feature. The film stars Rider Strong, Jordan Ladd, Joey Kern, Cerina Vincent, James DeBello, Arie Verveen, and Giuseppe Andrews. Roth co-wrote the flick with his friend Randy Pearlstein.
'I set out to make a film that would be a throwback to the late '70s/early '80s heyday of horror,' Roth says. 'This would not be a comedy, but instead a scary movie, one that would use humor to both release tension and draw people into the film.'
CABIN FEVER opens nationwide on September 12th.
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Courtesy of IGN FilmForce & Joblo