Eli Roth is back in the director’s chair! …for a remake. Roth claims that this film is simply an homage to Ruggero Deodato’s Cannibal Holocaust, but the plot seems to be almost identical to Deodato’s. Even the title, The Green Inferno, was the title of the documentary that the group was making in Cannibal Holocaust. It’s difficult to understand how Roth’s film could be an homage, when it seems to be the same story — a group of twenty something New Yorkers travel to South America for a certain project, but their plans are interrupted when they become the victims of flesh-eating humans. It may not be a straight remake, but for Roth’s first time directing a full length feature since Hostel: Part II in 2007, I have to say I’m pretty disappointed.
In The Green Inferno, students travel to Peru to stage a protest, but wind up falling prey to a tribe of cannibals instead.
The cast for this film includes: Lorenza Izzo, Aaron Burns, Nicolas Martinez, Ariel Levy, Magda Apanowicz, Kirby Bliss Blanton, Sky Ferreira, Daryl Sabara, Mary Dunworth, Cody Pittman, Adam Leong, and Matias Lopez.