Werewolves Within howls onto DStv Box Office this week

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Sam Richardson in Werewolves Within.
Sam Richardson in Werewolves Within.
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  • Horror comedy, Werewolves Within premieres on DStv Box Office on Sunday, 31 October.
  • The film follows a group of people in a small town who get trapped in a snowstorm only to suspect one of them is a werewolf.
  • "This is a classic 'who done it' horror-comedy," said Benjamin Cowley, CEO Gravel Road Distribution Group.

The horror-comedy based on the video game of the same name, Werewolves Within, will release as a Cinema Premiere on DStv Box Office on Sunday 31 October 2021.

The film stars Sam Richardson, Milana Vayntrub, George Basil, Sarah Burns, Michael Chernus, Catherine Curtin, Wayne Duvall, Harvey Guillén, Rebecca Henderson, Cheyenne Jackson, Michaela Watkins, and Glenn Fleshler, and was produced by Ubisoft.

In the film, forest ranger Finn Wheeler (Richardson) is assigned to cover Beaverfield, a small town where the residents are divided over a pipeline proposed by businessman Sam Parker (Duvall). Upon arriving, Finn befriends mail carrier Cecily Moore (Vayntrub) while also meeting Trisha Anderson (Watkins) and her unfaithful husband Pete (Chernus), wealthy couple Devon (Jackson) and Joaquim Wolfson (Guillén), blue-collar workers Gwen (Burns) and Marcus (Basil), and isolationist Emerson Flint (Fleshler).

That night, a blizzard knocks out all power in Beaverfield, forcing the residents to take refuge in a local lodge owned by Jeanine Sherman (Catherine Curtin). The power outage occurs right before Trisha's dog is killed by an unknown assailant, which increases tensions in the town. Further conflict arises when Finn discovers that all of Beaverfield's generators were sabotaged and the body of Jeanine's missing husband Dave is underneath the lodge's porch.

The residents attempt to barricade themselves inside the lodge for safety, but Pete has his hand bitten off by the same unknown assailant. Environmentalist Dr Jane Ellis, an opponent of the pipeline, suspects that the assailant is a werewolf who is one of the lodge's current inhabitants.


"This is a classic 'who done it' horror-comedy. Werewolves Within offers audiences equal helpings of both genres, serving up to a whole lot of fun in the process. The film has received excellent reviews from critics overseas and holds an 85% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, making it the highest-rated film based on a video game."
Benjamin Cowley, CEO Gravel Road Distribution Group

Werewolves Within is being released by Gravel Road Distribution Group in Southern Africa.

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