Saturday, April 13, 2013

"Cujo" Unleashed

Sneak Peek the entire horror feature "Cujo" about a rabid St. Bernard dog, based on the book by author Stephen King, in response to new reports that a "Cujo" remake is in the works from Sunn Classic Pictures, per Sunn CEO Lang Elliot.

Budgeted at $8 million, the original 1983 "Cujo" was directed by Lewis Teague from a screenplay by Don Carlos Dunaway and Lauren Currier :

"...'Donna Trenton' (Dee Wallace) is a frustrated housewife whose life is in turmoil after her husband 'Vic' learns about her having an affair. 'Brett Camber' (Billy Jacoby) is a young boy and a son of a mechanic, 'Joe' (Ed Lauter) whose only companion is a St. Bernard named 'Cujo', who is bitten by a rabid bat before his behavior begins to change.

"While the dog begins to succumb to the disease, Brett and his mother leave for Connecticut to visit his mother's sister. Donna and her young son, 'Tad' (Danny Pintauro), drive out to the Cambers' house where the gentle Cujo, now crazed by the disease, has killed Joe and the Cambers' neighbor.

"Making matters worse, their Ford Pinto car's alternator dies there, with Donna and Tad trapped inside the Pinto while Cujo waits outside, attacking repeatedly..."

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Cujo"...