Eli Roth Directing 'The Green Inferno'

Seven years have passed since Eli Roth’s Hostel – along with the Saw series – officially heralded the era of horror filmmaking now dubbed “torture porn.” Yet, while the latter series has gone on to spawn six sequels (with more potentially in the pipeline), the Hostel franchise has fallen into the realm of straight-to-video releases, and Roth’s directorial career has gone dormant.

That’s all about to change now, with news that Roth is set to direct and co-produce an upcoming horror film titled The Green Inferno.

According to THR, Roth wrote the film with Guillermo Amoedo, who he collaborated with on the upcoming earthquake thriller Aftershock, now in post-production. The Green Inferno story, based on an idea by Roth, remains a mystery – though it’s likely ...

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