The Hive is a 2014 American science fiction horror feature film directed by David Yarovesky (BrightBurn) from a screenplay co-written with Will Honley. The movie stars Gabriel Basso, Sean Gunn, Kathryn Prescott and Gabrielle Walsh.
A young man suffering from amnesia must dig deep into the far reaches of his mind to remember who he is and save the love of his life before a virus that has infected him takes over…
“There are moments within The Hive that work very well, and it’s a promising first effort from director Yarovesky, but it ultimately ends up feeling half-baked in spite of it tackling on a deeper than usual story.” Daniel Kurland, Bloody Disgusting
” …it’s a brutal, occasionally heartbreaking tale of societal collapse and the dangers of scientific exploration. By frequently bouncing from past to present, Yarovesky balances two vastly different tones and manages to string them together seamlessly. The film works successfully as both a teen drama and an infection-based horror film.” Blair Hoyle, Cinema Slasher
“The overall plot was properly introduced and elaborated upon, what began as a slow paced, cliché script morphed into a cleverly written conspiracy thriller. The practical effects were superb, the effects team didn’t transform the characters into typical zombie deviations.” Kage Einjeru, Decay Mag
“Instead of being an effective horror movie that has a love story at its heart, it ends up being a jumbled, unfocused, obnoxious mess that jumps back and forth so much, that at one point we didn’t even care what was happening anymore… which sucked” The Horror Club
“The camerawork was very quick with few scenes lasting more than a handful of seconds, it is for want of a better word MTV! Fast scene-to-scene and then going from one time to another. The FX were absolutely top-notch and by the look of it all physical where possible. Some really grimy and nauseating moments were all the better for the physical FX.” Andy Deen, UK Horror Scene
Cast and characters:
- Gabriel Basso … Adam
- Sean Gunn … Dr. Baker
- Kathryn Prescott … Katie
- Gabrielle Walsh … Jess
- Jacob Zachar … Clark
- Elya Baskin … Yuri Yegorov
- Elaine Kagan … Subject 14
- Talitha Eliana Bateman … Kayla (as Talitha Bateman)
- Sonya Eddy … Nurse
- Todd Christian Hunter … Pilot (as Todd Hunter)
- Peter Mackenzie … Man in Suit
- Ivo Nandi … Alexsandr
- Sonya Krimsky … Mrs. Baker
- Mary Elizabeth Boylan Mary Elizabeth Boylan … Dr. Baker’s Receptionist
- Steve Agee … Kevin
- Koosha Yar … Puraj
- Michael St. Clair … Priest
- Brekkan Spens … Camper
- Aurelia Scheppers Aurelia Scheppers … Current Girl #1
- Madelaine Petsch Madelaine Petsch … Current Girl #2
- Velinda Godfrey … Current Girl #3
- Alexandra Grossi … Current Girl #4
- Stephen Blackehart … Soldier #1
- Mike Escamilla … Soldier #2
- Angie Menze … Shower Girl
Not to be confused with ant attack movie The Hive (2008).
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What if a baby from another world, despite the best efforts of his adopted parents, turned out to be a little twisted? This is the premise of BrightBurn, a horror film produced by James Gunn and written by Mark Gunn and Brian Gunn. Frequent James Gunn collaborator David Yarovesky (The Hive) will direct the film which stars Elizabeth Banks, Jackson A. Dunn, David Denman, Gregory Allen Williams, Matt Jones, Meredith Hagner, and Steve Agee.
The former director of Guardians of the Galaxy, Gunn actually started his career in the horror genre with 2006’s Slither. He also explored odd super heroes in 2010’s Super, so Gunn is no stranger to either genre, and his role as producer is sure to rub off on his brother (Brian) and cousin (Mark), as well as Yarovesky.
BrightBurn will be released on Memorial Day, May 24, 2019.
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We’ll finally see our first footage from the James Gunn-produced horror film BrightBurn tomorrow as Sony Screen Gems promised a trailer in the following tweet. It is set to arrive in theaters on May 24, 2019.
Seemingly related, we learned earlier this year that Gunn was producing an untitled horror film to be directed by David Yarovesky (The Hive), which *could* be the very same project he was set to reveal at SDCC. That film has Elizabeth Banks attached to star, with the script penned by Brian and Mark Gunn.
James Gunn had announced six months ago, “About a year ago my brother Brian, my cousin Mark, director David Yarovesky, producer Simon Hatt and I started coming up with an idea for a horror film that excited me in a way nothing outside of Guardianshas in years – it was personal, and different, and perfectly suited for our times. And, yes, terrifying.”
I expect we’ll have all of our questions answered tomorrow.
— Sony Pictures (@SonyPictures) December 7, 2018