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Howl at the new trailer and poster for the werewolf variation “MY ANIMAL”

Thursday, August 17, 2023 | News


The supernatural love story that premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival sees release next month.

Paramount releases MY ANIMAL to select theaters September 8 and on digital platforms September 15. Directed by Jacqueline Castel from a script by Jae Matthews, it stars Bobbi Salvör Menuez, Amandla Stenberg (BODIES BODIES BODIES), genre veteran Stephen McHattie, Heidi von Palleske, Cory Lipman, Charlie & Harrison Halpenny, Joe Apollonio, Scott Thompson and Dean McDermott. The synopsis: “Tormented by a hidden family curse, Heather [Menuez] is forced to live a secluded life on the outskirts of a small town. When she falls for the rebellious Jonny [Stenberg], their connection threatens to unravel Heather’s suppressed desires, tempting her to unleash the animal within.” Castel discusses the movie with us here.





Michael Gingold
Michael Gingold (RUE MORGUE's Head Writer) has been covering the world of horror cinema for over three decades, and in addition to his work for RUE MORGUE, he has been a longtime writer and editor for FANGORIA magazine and its website. He has also written for BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH, SCREAM,, TIME OUT, DELIRIUM, MOVIEMAKER and others. He is the author of the AD NAUSEAM books (1984 Publishing) and THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO MONSTER MOVIES (FAB Press), and he has contributed documentaries, featurettes and liner notes to numerous Blu-rays, including the award-winning feature-length doc TWISTED TALE: THE UNMAKING OF "SPOOKIES" (Vinegar Syndrome).