A few days ago director Kevin Smith shared the first pic from the set of Tusk, where the helmer posed with stars Genesis Rodriguez and Haley Joel Osment. However missing from the image was Justin Long, who plays a man turning into a walrus – yes, really.
We still don’t have a pic of Long but we do have an idea what the walrus-man will look like thanks to another pic Smith has posted, which you can see above. On this evidence it’s gonna be weird.
Smith has previously said of the film, “It’s about a guy who turns another guy into a f**ing human walrus. As weird as it is in my head when I talk about it, they finally sent me the costume designs by Robert Kurtzman, and I was like, ‘Holy s**t, it’s a monster movie, I had no idea.’ I thought I was making a kind of sister thriller to Red State. As soon as I saw the designs, I go, ‘Of course this is a monster movie and he’s Dr. Frankenstein.”
Justin Long will be the human walrus, with Osment as his long lost friend Teddy, who teams up with his girlfriend (Genesis Rodriguez) to try to find him. Michael Parks also stars.
It’ll be out next year.