(Trailer) The Forest
Natalie Dormer, the excellent actress who plays the part of Margaery Tyrell in the HBO series Game of Thrones will be dipping her toes in the horror pool this coming February 26th, 2016 (UK release date) in the upcoming film The Forest. The film was released alongside the Revenant in the USA on January 8th, 2016 and grossed $13.1 million during its opening weekend, finishing fourth at the box office.
The Forest, directed by Jason Zada, is set in the legendary Aokigahara Forest (which is renowned for suicides), located at the base of Mount Fuji, where a young American named Sara (Natalie Dormer) becomes determined to find her missing sister Jess who has disappeared in Japan. With the company of Aiden a reporter, she enters the wilderness and after being warned to “stay on the path.” Her investigation plunges her into a dark world where the angry and tormented souls of the dead prey on those who dare to explore the forest.