WHO’S IN IT?

Helen Mirren (The Queen), Jason Clarke (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes), Sarah Snook (The Dressmaker), Angus Sampson (Insidious), Laura Brent (The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader), Tyler Coppin (Hacksaw Ridge), Eamon Farren (Dark Frontier)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Peter Spierig (Predestination), director, writer, composer; Michael Spierig (Jigsaw), director, writer; Tom Vaughn (Playing House), writer; Tim McGahan (Predestination) and Brett Tomberlin (film debut), producers; Ben Nott (Daybreakers), cinematographer; Matt Villa (The Great Gatsby), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Sarah Winchester (Mirren), the heiress to the Winchester fortune, oversees the never-ending construction of an enormous house that contains several floors and countless rooms. However, the brilliant Dr Eric Price (Clarke) soon discovers that she is building the house not for herself or even her family, but as a prison for an alarming amount of supernatural spirits who have a score to settle with the Winchesters…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Helen Mirren in a haunted house movie might be all you need to convince you to see this movie, but it’s also a scary chronicle behind the real-life Winchester house in California, which is said to be the most haunted house in the world.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 2ND FEBRUARY 2018