Helmed by The Devil Inside director William Brent Bell, Wer is an another vicious werewolf film on the way. There hasn’t been much word on this upcoming horror flick until very recently (finally). Casting news has been announced, as well as a tiny bit of the plot. It’s not much, but we love new werewolf movies, so any news is good news.
First up is the latest big casting news – Vik Sahay, who is best known for his comedic work on NBC’s Chuck and the recent American Reunion movie, has been signed on as one of the leading roles in Wer.
According to Sahay, his character and the world William Brent Bell and Matt Peterman created were just too fascinating to walk away from. “At first I struggled making the decision to do the film because I was offered a TV pilot and have had such a great experience with television.” said Sahay. “But I haven’t done much horror in the past and thanks to William and Matt’s script, I will be taken back into dramatic waters after many wonderful years in comedy.”
As for the story of Wer, well, it is set in Paris and follows an investigation of a gruesome slaying of a family. Sahay is a member of the defense team which learns its client, who is suspect in the slayings, is a werewolf.
Sahay joins A.J. Cook (Criminal Minds), Simon Quarterman (The Devil Inside) and Brian J. O’Connor (Epic Movie).
Wer starts shooting in Bucharest, Romania this month and is being produced by FilmDistrict (Insidious).
What do you think of what little we know about Wer so far?