Directed by Jason Zada and based on an original idea by David S. Goyer, The Forest is an upcoming horror film that was shot on location in Aokigahara forest at the base of Mt. Fuji, Tokyo Japan. Starring Natalie Dormer (Game of Thrones, The Hunger Games), the film hits theaters January 8, 2016.
Set in the Aokigahara Forest, a real-life place in Japan where people go to end their lives. Against this backdrop, a young American woman comes in search of her twin sister, who has mysteriously disappeared. Despite everyone’s warnings not to “stray from the path,” Sara (Natalie Dormer) dares to enter the forest to discover the truth about her sister’s fate, only to be confronted by the angry and tormented souls of the dead who now prey on anyone who crosses their paths.