One of the many films to premiere at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival is director Alexandre Aja’s (The Hills Have Eyes) new film Horns. Based on the novel of the same name by Joe Hill, the pic centers on Ig Perrish (Daniel Radcliffe), the main suspect in the rape and murder of his girlfriend. He wakes one morning to find horns growing from his head, appendages that have the ability to force confessions from strangers, which aid him in his quest to find the real killer and exact his revenge. Horns also stars Juno Temple, Max Minghella, James Remar, Joe Anderson and Kelli Garner. I caught the world premiere here at TIFF and am happy to report the film is really well done. Aja has managed to craft a film that mixes together a few genres (horror, comedy, love story) and results in something unique and cool, and the entire cast was great.
While Horns doesn’t yet have a domestic distribution or a trailer, I’m happy to be able to offer our readers the first footage from the film. If you were curious what Radcliffe would look like moving around with the horns, watch the clip after the jump. Also, look for some exclusive video interviews with Aja and Radcliffe/Temple in the coming days.