Film studio A24 has already given horror fans some serious nightmare fuel with films like “Hereditary” and “Midsommer.” The upcoming fantasy “The Green Knight,” releasing on July 30, may be based on an old Arthurian tale, but the imagery we’ve seen so far makes it clear that this one will have some chilling imagery as well. Now, with the release of the trailer for Valdimar Jóhannsson’s “Lamb,” fans of the indie filmmaking studio have an even more bizarre tale to add to their list.
“Lamb” marks the directorial debut for Jóhannsson. The new Icelandic language film from A24, which stars Hilmir Snær Guðnason and Noomi Rapace, tells the story of a couple who work on a farm and take care of a herd of rams and sheep — but their quiet, simple life is upended when nature takes a strange turn. The film’s release date is set for October 8, 2021, but until then, the first look at the new film has horror enthusiasts feeling anxious, in good and bad ways.