The Quarry is a 2020 American mystery thriller film, directed by Scott Teems, from a screenplay by Teems and Andrew Brotzman, based upon the novel of the same name by Damon Galgut. It stars Shea Whigham, Michael Shannon, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Bobby Soto, Bruno Bichir and Alvaro Martinez. In April 2019, it was announced Shea Whigham and Michael Shannon had joined the cast of the film, with Scott Teems directing from a screenplay he wrote alongside Andrew Brotzman, based upon the novel of the same name by Damon Galgut.
The film was to have its world premiere at South by Southwest on March 14, 2020. However, the festival was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. It was later scheduled to be released on April 17 which again has been cancelled due to the lockdown. After murdering a traveling preacher, a fugitive drifter travels to a small town and poses as the man he killed. Though the congregation loves the drifter's sermons of forgiveness, the local police chief is suspicious of the man. Soon a gruesome discovery at a local quarry forces the killer to fight for his freedom. Now watch the trailer of The Quarry: