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“THE MENU” teaser trailer promises tasty culinary chills

Wednesday, June 1, 2022 | News

By MICHAEL GINGOLD

If you have an appetite for offbeat genre fare, check this one out.

Searchlight Pictures has released the first teaser trailer for THE MENU, which hits theaters November 18. Directed by Mark Mylod, who has numerous notable TV credits including SHAMELESS, ONCE UPON A TIME and GAME OF THRONES, from a screenplay by Seth Reiss and Will Tracy, it stars Anya Taylor-Joy, Nicholas Hoult, Ralph Fiennes, John Leguizamo, Judith Light, Hong Chau, Janet McTeer and Reed Birney. The synopsis: “A couple [Taylor-Joy and Hoult] travels to a coastal island to eat at an exclusive restaurant where the chef [Fiennes] has prepared a lavish menu, with some shocking surprises.” You’ll get a hint of those surprises in the teaser, and we can’t wait to see more!

 

 

Michael Gingold
Michael Gingold (RUE MORGUE's Head Writer) has been covering the world of horror cinema for over three decades, and spent 28 years as a writer and editor for FANGORIA magazine and its website. In addition to RUE MORGUE, he currently writes for BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH, SCREAM, IndieWire.com, TIME OUT, DELIRIUM and others. His book THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO MONSTER MOVIES (FAB Press) is out this fall, and he has contributed liner notes and featurettes to a number of Blu-ray and DVD releases. Among his screenplay credits are SHADOW: DEAD RIOT and LEECHES!, and he is currently working on THE DOLL with director Dante Tomaselli.