THE NEW YORK TIMES: “Pig,” Michael Sarnoski’s stunningly controlled first feature, is a mournful fable of loss and withdrawal, art and ambition.
VARIETY: A million miles from ‘Peggy Sue Got Married,’ Cage goes searching for his beloved truffle pig — and himself — in Michael Sarnoski’s intimate character study.
INDEPENDENT: In the trailer released on Thursday, Cage’s character is seen foraging with the animal, until a seemingly violent event leads to the pig’s disappearance
THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER: Cage plays an Oregon mushroom forager (and, it seems, a former professional chef) living alone in the woods, and one day his truffle-finding pig is taken. He then goes on a quest to find said pig and the swine who stole her. Here’s the trailer:
BLOODY-DISGUSTING.COM: NEON will be releasing Michael Sarnoski‘s revenge-thriller Pig this summer, with the distributor announcing today that the Nicolas Cage thriller arrives in theatres on July 16.
DEADLINE: The film is being produced and financed by Matthew Vaughn’s Marv Films, with Leonard Blavatnik’s AI Film. Producers also include Gregor Cameron via his banner Unigram, which has tied up with AI Film (this is the first project from that pact), and Gillian Berrie. Screen Scotland helped bring the production to the country.
VARIETY: Neon, the U.S. distributor behind Bong Joon Ho’s Oscar winner “Parasite,” has won domestic rights to “Pig,” a revenge thriller from Nicolas Cage and first time filmmaker Michael Sarnoski, Variety has learned.
SCREEN DAILY: Neon has acquired US rights to Pig, the revenge thriller that stars Nicolas Cage and Alex Wolff from Hereditary.
DEADLINE EXCLUSIVE: Oscar-winner Nicolas Cage and Hereditary‘s Alex Wolff have boarded Michael Sarnoski’s Pig.
SCREEN DAILY: Nicolas Cage and Hereditary star Alex Wolff will star in Pig from Pulse Films, which is scheduled to begin production in Oregon today (23rd September 2020).