Gramercy Pictures is pulling out all the stops in support of the upcoming release of The Forest. We previously announced the details surrounding a contest that will be awarding a lucky winner a free trip to Japan and today, we have news of a new 360 experience to share with you.
“Enter the Suicide Forest is an immersive 360 degree sight and sound experience that takes fans right into the heart of Aokigahara, the terrifying real life suicide forest located at the base of Mt. Fuji in Japan. The experience uses real images taken at Aokigahara. The experience is best viewed in either mobile or virtual reality using Google Cardboard and your phone. 360 degree video and audio transports fans right into the The Suicide Forest. Find your friend, trace her path…but leave the forest before it takes you.” You can check out the virtual tour for yourself right here!
The Forest is directed by Jason Zada. Ben Ketai, Sarah Cornwell and Nick Antosca co-penned the script. It stars Natalie Dormer (Game of Thrones), Taylor Kinney (The Vampire Diaries), and and Eoin Macken (Resident Evil: The Final Chapter). The film will enjoy a nationwide theatrical bow Friday, January 8th, 2016.
“Rising with terrifying grandeur at the base of Mt. Fuji in Japan, the legendary real-life Aokigahara Forest is the suspense-filled setting of the supernatural thriller. A young American woman, Sara (Natalie Dormer) journeys there in search of her twin sister, who has mysteriously disappeared. In the company of expatriate Aiden (Taylor Kinney), Sara enters the forest having been well warned to “stay on the path.” Determined to discover the truth about her sister’s fate, Sara will have to face the angry and tormented souls of the dead that prey on anyone who dares come near them. These malevolent spirits lying in wait for Sara at every turn will plunge her into a frightening darkness from which she must fight to save herself.”