Crawl is an upcoming American disaster horror film directed by Alexandre Aja and written by Michael and Shawn Rasmussen. It stars Kaya Scodelario and Barry Pepper as a daughter and father who get trapped in their home during a Category 5 hurricane and are hunted by alligators.
The film was initially announced in May 2018, with Sam Raimi producing through his Ghost House Pictures banner, and Aja attached as director. Scodelario and Pepper joined the cast in July 2018, with the rest of the cast joining that summer. Principal photography began in August 2018 and wrapped in September 2018.
It is scheduled to be released in the United States on July 12, 2019, by Paramount Pictures.
During a fierce Category 5 hurricane that hits a Florida town, Haley Keller (Kaya Scodelario) goes against the town’s orders of evacuation in order to find her father Dave (Barry Pepper). Through finding him in a crawlspace basement of their family home in Coral Lake, the father and daughter realize that due to the hurricane, multiple predators lives in the town. With absolutely no rescue, impossible escape, and rising waters, Haley and Dave have to escape marauding alligators as they try to escape hurricane season.—?Paramount Pictures