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First look at Daniel Radcliffe in Horns

The first image has emerged from Alexandre Aja’s Horns , in which Daniel Radcliffe shows off his prosthetic head-adornments for the very first time.

Adapted by the novel of the same name by Joe Hill (son of Stephen King), Horns is a supernatural thriller telling the story of Ig Perrish (Radcliffe), the prime suspect for the rape and murder of his girlfriend.

One morning, Ig awakens to discover a pair of horns growing from his head, granting him the power to drive people to confess their sins. A handy tool when trying to find his girlfriend’s real killer.

“To play somebody who, in the midst of a time in his life of great turmoil anyway, undergoes this horrific transformation into a devil character…it was very, very exciting,” says Radcliffe.

As you can see from the first image, there’s no shying away from those prosthetics, particularly when they’re sprouting bloodily from a pair of oozing holes on his forehead. No wonder he looks a bit peaky…

Check out the image in full below:



Co-starring Juno Temple, Max Minghella, James Remar and Kelli Garner, Horns will open in the UK at some point in 2013.

George is GR's resident movie news person, based out of London. He understands that all men must die, but he'd rather not think about it.