“Pig” is a revenge thriller starring Cage and Alex Wolff. Cage plays Rob, a truffle hunter who lives alone in the Oregonian wilderness who must return to his past in Portland in search of his beloved pig after she’s kidnapped. Early looks at the film have shown Cage bearded, grizzled and bloodied. And the first trailer for the film, released on Thursday, is much darker than you might expect.
Making his directorial debut on “Pig” is Michael Sarnoski, who developed the story with Vanessa Block. Neon will release the film theatrically next month after first teasing footage at last year’s Berlin Film Festival.
Many of Cage’s recent films have shown a darker, more surreal side to the actor, including “Mandy,