“I had this image of myself holding hands with a really cute guy,” says 19-year-old Jay (Maika Monroe) in the latest trailer for indie horror flick “It Follows.”
During a sexual encounter on a run-of-the-mill date, Jay winds up tied to a chair by her frantic companion Hugh (Jake Weary) as he explains to her the new challenge she faces: By sleeping with her, he has transferred to her the presence of a phantom being that consistently appears to him as it slowly walks in his direction—taking on the form of people he knows or suppressed fears. It can’t run, but it always knows your location, and never stops heading that way. Hugh explains the terms of the situation: Stay away from the being at all costs, and try to sleep with someone in order to pass the danger along.
“It Follows” was written and directed by David Robert Mitchell, and was well received at its Cannes premiere earlier this year. It was acquired by RADiUS over the summer, and though no U.S. release date has been set, will hit theaters in the UK on February 27, 2015. Check out the creepy trailer below: