Ryan Gosling's Lost River (formerly How to Catch a Monster) is being publicized as a dark fantasy movie with some pretty big-name stars, including Christina Hendricks and Matt Smith. Here are the first two images from the film, including one of a woman (presumably Hendricks) standing before a rather ominous-looking door.

The other image features... well... whatever this is:


According to /Film, the movie is slated to debut at the Un Certain Regard sidebar at Cannes, which should say something about its off-kilter tone. (The film has been billed in the past as "surreal," "macabre," and "dark" – featuring a "fantastical underworld" with secret roads and underwater towns and vanishing cities. In other words, it sounds pretty out there. And maybe the best thing ever.