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Watch: Pretty Faces But Prettier Insides in Trailer for 'Cabin Fever: Patient Zero'

By Melina Gills | Indiewire May 20, 2014 at 4:59PM

Fans of body horror will be happy to know there's a new film coming with more views of gory insides than pretty faces.
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Fans of body horror will be happy to know there's a new film coming with more views of gory insides than pretty faces. Directed by Kaare Andrews ("The ABCs of Death") and written by Jake Wade Wall, "Cabin Fever: Patient Zero" (a prequel to 2010's "Cabin Fever") tells the fairly conventional story of a group of attractive friends looking for a relaxing vacation in the Caribbean only to instead--to their dismay and our delightful horror-- find their guts on the sand. It costars relative unknowns Ryan Donowho, Brando Eaton, Jillian Murray, Mitch Ryan, and Lydia Hearst.

READ MORE: Image Entertainment Acquires 'Cabin Fever: Patient Zero

"Patient Zero" combines the usual narrative of young people being gruesomely murdered in isolated places with that of a deadly virus outbreak. Cannibals and sadistic killers are nowhere in sight; the characters are rather terrorized by a flesh-eating virus that has contaminated the waters in which they take their lovely vacation swims. Paralleled with their story is that of Sean Astin's creepy test subject, locked up in a lab as, predictably, both the cause and antidote to the problem. 

How anyone will survive this impossibly bad situation?

"Cabin Fever: Patient Zero" will be released on VOD on June 26 and available on iTunes and in theaters on August 1. Check out the trailer below:

This article is related to: Trailers, Cabin Fever: Patient Zero, Kaare Andrews, Horror






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