New Details On The Bay, Barry Levinson’s Zombie Uprising Film

Screen Daily have several new details about Barry Levinson’s The Bay, previously known as Isopod. Our understanding of the project has suddenly gone all the way from “cheap indie thriller” to “cheap indie thriller about the zombie uprising”.

Actually, to be fair, there’s a little more in there. The film is being described as an eco-thriller, so we’ve got some idea of what the film’s angle is, politically speaking. We now know that the film is a collage of found footage and audio  – “recordings on camera phones, 911 calls and other scraps of video”. We know that it’s Claridge, Maryland that we see fall to the zombies.

Paranormal Activity‘s Oren Peli is amongst the film’s producers. I’m starting to doubt he’ll ever be involved with a film that uses traditional cinematic language. He sure seems to love this found footage gimmick idea. Maybe he’ll one day make a fake documentary and at least bridge the two worlds of found footage and traditional fictional narrative.

I’d guess the most interesting new clue hangs on the old information, the title Isopod. Isopods are crustaceans that live, in most cases, on the sea floor (though sometimes come up to land to raid mankind’s stash of Doritos). Add this knowledge in with new title The Bay, with a zombie uprising and with the word “eco” and a picture starts to form…

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