From District 9 to Whiplash to Deadpool, many proof-of-concept teasers have been good enough to push a greenlight from studios, but The Leviathan may be the mother of them all.Academy Award-nominee Ruairí Robinson (Fifty Percent Grey, The Last Days on Mars) has just dropped this 3-minute short that pitches The Leviathan as a full-throttle sci-fi adrenaline ride through the clouds. Do yourself a favor and check it out below!
Here’s a synopsis for the film, which takes cues from literary sources such as “Moby Dick” and “Dune”: “By the early 22nd century mankind had colonized many worlds. Faster than light travelwas made possible by harvesting exotic matter from the eggs of the largest species mankind has ever seen. Those that take part in the hunt are mostly involuntary labor.”
Here’s the amazing teaser trailer from the creators. I say give it some budget!