It's not a remake of the schlocky 1982 horror effort THE BEAST WITHIN, but BEAST WITHIN appears to own a few similarities to that title, not the least of which is the fact it's about a young man who transforms into a hideous monster frequently. This flick is more of a traditional werewolf saga, by the looks of it, while the earlier movie is still one of the freakier (and sillier) takes on the genre I've ever seen. BEAST WITHIN only has a UK release planned at the moment, so our friends across the pond can look forward to seeing it very soon. Everyone can check out the trailer right now.
Orphaned as a child in the wake of a grisly tragedy, Jack was raised alongside his cousin and best friend, Brandon. At age 18, however, Jack’s otherwise uneventful life takes a sinister turn when he’s suddenly plagued by a series of bizarre sleepwalking episodes. After repeatedly waking up in the woods naked with no memory of the night before, Jack straps a camera to himself to document his behavior—and discovers a shocking truth: He is the unwitting heir to a monstrous family legacy of savagery, slaughter and unrelenting horror from which death may be the only escape!
Directed by Daniel Robbins, BEAST WITHIN hits all digital platforms in the UK on February 29th before heading to DVD March 14th.