We got some great news as Fantastic Fest is about to begin there’s a charming little film called Ikê Boys gearing up to make its premier.
Here’s the low down on the film itself.
DIRECTOR: Eric McEver
WRITER: Eric McEver, Jeff Hammer
CAST: Quinn Lord, Ronak Gandhi, Christina Higa, Billy Zane, Yumiko Shaku, Ben Browder
SYNOPSIS: Best friends Shawn Gunderson and Vikram ‘Vik’ Kapoor escape from the drudgery of high school life in Oklahoma through their obsession with all things Japanese. When a mysterious anime film transforms them into its superhuman characters, they at first think that their wildest fantasies have come true. But when ancient monsters threaten to unleash the apocalypse on New Year’s Eve of 1999, Shawn and Vik must look to each other to become the heroes they were always meant to be. Joining their adventure is Miki, a Japanese exchange student whose determination to go on a Native American vision quest puts her on a collision course with both Shawn and Vik and their foes…and whose destiny may determine the fate of the world.
RUN TIME: 88 minutes
RATING: Not Rated
GENRE: Fantasy / Adventure
If you’re planning on attending Fantastic Fest in person or virtually this year, this may be a film you may wanna take a look at.
Written By: AJ Friar