Chimera Strain is an upcoming sci-fi film about a mad scientist trying to save his children by editing their DNA. It comes from first time writer-director Maurice Haeems.
Here is the synopsis:
“A brilliant but disturbed scientist named Quint (Henry Ian Cusick) freezes his own two children alive, while he races to cure their deadly genetic disease by decoding the DNA of the immortal Turritopsis jellyfish.”
The film also stars Kathleen Quinlan, Erika Ervin, Jenna Harrison, Karishma Ahluwalia, and Jennifer Gjulameti. Chimera Strain has played at a few film festivals and will be released in select theaters and on VOD by Vertical Entertainment on March 15.