With remakes abound and a new one seemingly announced every other week, there are very few that horror buffs can truly be excited about. One remake/reimagining that does give a glimmer of hope is director Mark Hartley's PATRICK, based on Richard Franklin's 1978 Ozploitation film of the same name. While we've seen and heard very little from the flick (the above image being one of the very few we've had thrown our way), today we have a look at Jackson Gallagher as the titular character in a rare instance when he is not in a coma, courtesy of TwitchFilm. Peep it below!
After killing is mother and her lover some years before, Patrick is the comatose patient in room 15 of a remote, private psychiatric clinic run by the secretive Dr Roget, who treats him as a guinea pig in his bizarre studies of life and death. When Kathy, a nurse who has recently separated from her boyfriend, begins working at the clinic, she is instructed to care for him. She is disturbed by Roget’s treatment of him and somehow feels that Patrick is trying to make a connection with her.
For a brief moment there I thought I was looking at a picture of a young Ashton Kutcher. But nope...that's PATRICK.
PATRICK stars Sharni Vinson, Rachel Griffiths, Charles Dance and Jackson Gallagher. The film is scheduled to be released later this year.