Noomi Rapace raises a lamb in trailer for new A24 horror film

The movie arrives in October

The official trailer for Lamb, a new horror film from A24 starring Noomi Rapace, has just been released – check it out below.

The film stars Rapace alongside Hilmir Snaer Gudnason, in the directorial debut from Valdimar Jóhannsson.

An official synopsis for Lamb from A24 reads: “A childless couple (Rapace and Hilmir Snaer Gudnason) in rural Iceland make an alarming discovery one day in their sheep barn.

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“They soon face the consequences of defying the will of nature, in this dark and atmospheric folktale, the striking debut feature from director Valdimar Jóhannsson.”

Watch the official trailer here:

Describing her experience making the film, Noomi Rapace told Variety: “A script like this is rare and I directly felt that I had to do it. I’ve never done anything like this before and I can’t wait to start filming and go back to my roots in Iceland.”

The film premiered at this year’s Cannes film festival, alongside films including Annette, Wes Anderson’s The French DispatchBenedetta and more.

In other A24 news, the studio announced earlier this year it would be producing a “secret slasher film” called Bodies, Bodies, Bodies

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The film is set to star Borat 2 actress Maria Bakalova, Amandla Stenberg, Pete Davidson and Myha’la Herrold. It will be directed by Dutch actress Halina Reijn in sophomore feature. All plot details are being kept under wraps for now.

Lamb will be released in the US on October 8. A UK release date is yet to be confirmed.

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