By MICHAEL GINGOLD
The update of David Cronenberg’s classic is now set to infect both big and small screens, and a new trailer has been unveiled.
Shout! Factory has announced that the new RABID, directed by Jen and Sylvia Soska from a script by the Soskas and John Serge, will open in select theaters and debut on VOD/digital December 13. Laura Vandervoort, Benjamin Hollingsworth, Phil Brooks (a.k.a. C.M. Punk), Ted Atherton, Hanneke Talbot, Mackenzie Gray, Stephen McHattie, AJ Mendez, Kevin Hanchard and Greg Bryk star; the synopsis: “Aspiring fashion designer Rose Miller [Vandervoort] has her dreams turned into a nightmarish reality when a freak accident leaves her horribly disfigured. After receiving a miracle procedure involving an experimental skin graft from the mysterious Burroughs Clinic, Rose is transformed into the beauty of her dreams. But nothing comes without a cost and Rose begins to feel terrifying side effects that tear at her last threads of sanity. What price will Rose have to pay to have everything she ever wanted? It may just cost her her humanity.”