Natalie Dormer has been a consistent highlight in many of my favorite shows and movies — including “Game of Thrones,” “Elementary,” “The Hunger Games,” “The Tudors,” etc. — but she doesn’t get to lead them as often as I would like. So it’s a refreshing change of pace for her to take center stage in “The Forest,” as MTV has exclusively debuted the first trailer for the film.
Directed by Jason Zada, this horror thriller finds Dormer playing a young American woman who strays from the path through Japan’s Aokigahara Forest (also known as “Suicide Forest”) in search of her missing twin sister. Aokigahara Forest is a real place, and it really is a notoriously popular place to commit suicide. (CONTINUED)