What is the Iron Lung release date? After years at the forefront of YouTube, Mark ‘Markiplier’ Fischbach has decided to branch out, making his first feature-length movie.
For his debut, he’s decided to adapt Iron Lung, one of the best horror games of the last decade. The new movie was announced earlier this year, with filming almost done and dusted. Ever the independent creator, Fischbach produced and starred in the science fiction movie, in addition to sitting in the director’s chair. So, we’ve done a deep dive for all the details on the Iron Lung release date and everything else you should know about the film. There’s no tension here, just cold hard facts.
Iron Lung release date speculation
We’re expecting the Iron Long movie to be released in theaters in early 2024 because, despite no official confirmation, on October 14, 2023, the movie was described as ‘coming soon.’
Additionally, Markiplier announced in a vlog that filming was finished in April 2023, leaving post-production and editing to be completed. In theory, we could see the new movie arrive by the end of 2023, but if that was the case we’d likely have an official release date by now.
So, as things stand, early 2024 is still our estimate for when the Iron Lung movie will debut. We could barely be more excited, especially as we know it crushed an Evil Dead gore record.
Who is in the Iron Lung cast?
Markiplier will lead the cast of Iron Lung. So far, Caroline Rose Kaplan is the only confirmed co-star. Iron Lung creator David Szymanski will make a small cameo in the video game movie in some way, shape, or form as well.
Any more actors than this would mean expansion beyond the scope of the original game. Iron Lung’s protagonist, an unnamed convict, is the only character we really get to know during the game. Yes, it’s very lonely!
The Iron Lung cast list:
- Mark ‘Markiplier’ Fischbach
- Caroline Rose Kaplan
- David Szymanski
What happens in the Iron Lung plot?
Iron Lung follows an expedition to a mysterious sea of blood on a desolate moon after a cataclysmic event seemingly makes all habitable planets vanish.
The main character is a convict who’s essentially sent on a suicide mission to retrieve data using a small submarine, the eponymous Iron Lung.
Over the course of his adventure, the protagonist encounters strange monsters within the blood, using only available maps and sensors to navigate because the Iron Lung has no windows. There’s almost no dialogue, and a lot of the game involves just wandering around, and putting together scraps of info. Don’t expect this to be like Dune, is what we’re saying.
Is there an Iron Lung trailer?
The most recent trailer for the Iron Lung movie was posted to YouTube on October 14, 2023, by Markiplier.
It doesn’t give much away, other than that there’s going to be endless blood involved. We also get a brief look at the man himself drenched in the blood, and it effectively taps into the cosmic horror vibe of the game. Check it out below.
If you haven’t played the game, you should check out the trailer for that too. It’s a curious little indie project that’s got plenty to offer if you’re willing to give it the time.
Where can you watch Iron Lung?
Iron Lung will have a theatrical release to start. That means that when the release date comes around, you can get down to your local Cineplex to check it out.
We don’t know what streaming service it’ll end up on. Markiplier self-funded the production, meaning there are no distributors attached yet. We’ll find out in the coming months. Stay tuned!
That’s all we know about the Iron Lung movie. For more on the best movies around and to learn about other sci-fi flicks, have a look at our guide to the Alien timeline, and our list of the best sci-fi series has plenty of good watching for you as well.