The horror-thriller is the latest exercise in revenge from Jeremy Saulnier, who last impressed with his expertly staged debut “Blue Ruin.” After premiering at Cannes last year and stopping by a handful of festivals, including TIFF and Sundance just last week, “Green Room” is set to open this April.
The official synopsis for the film reads: “The Ain’t Rights, down-on-their-luck punk rockers, are finishing up a long and unsuccessful tour and are about to call it quits when they get an unexpected booking at an isolated, run-down club deep in the backwoods of Oregon. What seems merely to be a third-rate gig escalates into something much more sinister when they witness an act of violence backstage that they weren’t meant to see. Now trapped backstage, they must face off against the club’s depraved owner, Darcy Banker (Stewart), a man who will do anything to protect the secrets of his nefarious enterprise.”
“Green Room,” starring a diabolical Stewart opposite Anton Yelchin, Imogen Poots and Alia Shawkat, will open in limited release starting April 15, before expanding nationwide on April 29. Watch the new trailer above.