We’ve got a few exclusive images from writer-director Scott Walker’s thriller The Frozen Ground to share with you today. The picture stars Nicolas Cage as an Alaskan detective out to catch a serial killer (John Cusack) with the help of one of his recently-escaped would-be victims (Vanessa Hudgens). Based on a true story, killer Robert Hansen (Cusack) would kidnap prostitutes, rape them, take them into his helicopter and let them free in the Alaskan wilderness where he would then hunt them like animals. Yikes. If you missed the recently-released trailer, have a look at it here.
Also starring Radha Mitchell, Dean Norris and Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, The Frozen Ground opens August 23rd in theaters and on VOD. Hit the jump to check out our exclusive first look at new images from the film.
Check out our exclusive images from The Frozen Ground below:
Here’s the official synopsis for The Frozen Ground:
“Frozen Ground” follows Alaskan detective Glenn Flothe (Cage) as he sets out to end the murderous rampage of Robert Hansen (Cusack), a serial killer who has gone unnoticed for 13 years. As the bodies of street girls start to add up in Anchorage, fear strikes a chord with the public. Risking his life, Detective Flothe goes on a personal manhunt to find the killer before the next body surfaces. When a seventeen year old escapee reveals key information about the case, Flothe is finally able to trail the killer. But will he catch him in time to save the next victim?