Writer-director Corin Hardy talks to Wicked Horror’s Joey Keogh about his debut feature The Hallow at Frightfest 2015. Hardy opened up about his inspiration for the film, his love of fairy tales, why the use of practical effects was of paramount importance to him, why the film seems to be generating so much hype, and much more! Check out the full interview after the break!

The Hallow is the hugely-anticipated debut feature from writer-director, and practical SFX obsessive, Corin Hardy that is destined to be one of the breakout horror movies of the year. The film stars Joseph Mawle and Bojana Novakovic as a couple who, upon moving to the scenic west of Ireland, find themselves at the mercy of all manner of tree-dwelling beasties, realised in the gooiest practical effects. Michael McElhatton and Gary Lydon also star. 

Stay tuned to Wicked Horror for the latest horror news and must-watch interviews from Frightfest 2015, along with reviews of some of this year’s most anticipated movies. A US release date has not yet been announced for the film but we will keep you apprised as we learn more regarding a stateside release.

Interview conducted by: Joey Keogh
Filming and editing: Richard Waters