Antiviral Premiere at the BFI London Film Festival

Writer-director Brandon Cronenberg’s first feature film, Antiviral, is set in a future where obsessed fans get closer to their favourite celebrities by being infected with germs from their idols at special clinics.

One young celebrity whose germs are very much in demand is Hannah Geist, played by Sarah Gadon (Cosmopolis).

But Hannah’s latest illness looks a lot more serious than a common cold. Now it’s up to Syd March, a clinic employee and black market celebrity germ dealer, to find out what’s going on.

At the BFI London Film Festival‘s premiere of Antiviral, I spoke to director Brandon Cronenberg, actress Sarah Gadon and producer Niv Finchman. Take a look at the videos to see what they said…

Sarah Gadon chats about her check-list comparing Brandon and David Cronenberg and Brandon Cronenberg talks about his business plans for celebrity cell steaks:

Producer Niv Finchman talks about David Cronenberg’s influence on his son Brandon and why he’s working with actress Sarah Gadon again in An Enemy starring Jake Gyllenhaal:

The 56th BFI London Film Festival runs from 10 to 21 October 2012. Click here for more details.