Wrong Turn 2021 (also known internationally as Wrong Turn: The Foundation) is a 2021 horror film directed by Mike P. Nelson and written by Alan McElroy. The film is a reboot and the seventh installment of the Wrong Turn film series. The film stars Charlotte Vega, Adain Bradley, Emma Dumont, Dylan McTee, Daisy Head, Bill Sage and Matthew Modine. It is an international co-production between the United States, Germany and Canada.
Six friends – Jennifer Shaw, boyfriend Darius, best friend Milla, her boyfriend Adam and gay couple Luis and Gary are hiking the Appalachian Trail, only to be hunted by the “Foundation”, a self-sufficient community of people who have lived in the mountains for hundreds of years and have become extremely hostile to outsiders.
Wrong Turn was theatrically released for one day on January 26, 2021, by Saban Films.
Wrong Turn was originally scheduled to release in 2020. However, the film was pushed to 2021, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. On December 16, 2020, it was announced that the film would premiere in American theaters for one night only on January 26, 2021.
The film will be released on DVD on February 23, 2021 by Lionsgate Home Entertainment.
Jen and a group of friends set out to hike the Appalachian Trail. Despite warnings to stick to the trail, the hikers stray off course—and cross into land inhabited by The Foundation, a hidden community of mountain dwellers who use deadly means to protect their way of life.