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Trailer Watch: Adam Wingard’s The Woods

With films such as Home SickPop Skull and A Horrible Way to Die, and more recently, You’re Next and The Guest, Adam Wingard has established a reputation as one of the most inventive filmmakers working in the horror genre today.

Wingard’s latest film, The Woods, tackles the found footage sub-genre and we’re bracing ourselves for maximum scares. Written by Simon Barrett (The Guest, You’re Next), The Woods involves a group of college students on a camping trip who discover they are not alone. The trailer (above) reveals little in terms of plot, but surely succeeds at setting the creepy tone.

On Twitter, Wingard boasted that The Woods “is my first full on ‘shit your pants’ horror film.” The film won’t hit theaters until September 16.

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