After rumours last month that the project had been shot in secret, Warner Bros. has now unveiled the first trailer for Critters Attack!, a new instalment in the cult sci-fi comedy horror series which sees original star Dee Wallace returning to the franchise in a new role alongside Tashiana Washington, Ava Preston, Jack Fulton, and Jaeden Noel. Directed by Bobby Miller, the movie is set for a home entertainment release this July; watch it here…
Dee Wallace (E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial), who starred in the original Critters as Helen Brown, will sink her teeth into the franchise for a second time in the mysterious role of Aunt Dee. Inspired by the film series from the ’80s and ’90s, Critters follows 20-year-old Drea (Tashiana Washington), who reluctantly takes a job babysitting for a professor of a college she hopes to attend. Struggling to entertain the professor’s children Trissy (Ava Preston) and Jake (Jack Fulton), along with her own little brother Phillip (Jaeden Noel), Drea takes them on a hike, unaware that mysterious alien critters have crash-landed and started devouring every living thing they encounter.
While being tracked by the ravenous critters, Drea and the kids encounter an adorable, seemingly harmless female critter named Bianca, an exiled royal fleeing the critter race. As the critters converge on the college campus, Drea and the kids, who are now inextricably linked to Bianca, rush to head them off. Will Drea discover her inner badass, and will it be enough to stop the critter onslaught? And is the critter princess as innocent as she seems?
Critters Attack! is set for release on July 23rd on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital.