Check out the new trailer for “The Black Phone”
From the author-director behind it Sinister and Doctor Strange Comes a chilling new horror movie that will remind you never to speak to strangers again. Scott Derrickson returns to his roots of terror with The black phone, in which Ethan Hawke stars as the masked killer who kidnaps children by posing as a clumsy magician. In his very first film role, Mason Thames plays a 13-year-old boy who falls victim to the criminal’s devious plan.
Produced by horror heavyweight Blumhouse Productions and co-written by Derrickson and C. Robert Cargill, The black phone is based on Joe Hill’s award-winning short story from his New York Times best seller 20th century ghosts. Check out the goosebumps trailer below:
According to the official press release from Universal Pictures, the premise is the The black phone reads as follows: “Finney Shaw, a shy but clever 13-year-old boy, is kidnapped by a sadistic murderer and trapped in a soundproof basement where screaming is of little use. When a separate phone on the wall starts ringing, Finney discovers that he can hear the voices of the killer’s previous victims. And they are determined to make sure of it the What happened to them doesn’t happen to Finney. âIn addition to Hawke and Thames, the rest of the cast includes Madeleine McGraw, Jeremy Davies and Sinister‘s own James Ransone.
While The black phone seems like the perfect movie choice for a Halloween scare, we actually have to wait a few months longer to see it for ourselves. The black phone hits theaters on February 4, 2022.
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