WHO’S IN IT?
Andrea Riseborough (Birdman), Demián Bichir (The Nun), John Cho (Star Trek Beyond), Betty Gilpin (Stuber), Lin Shaye (Insidious), Jacki Weaver (Animal Kingdom), Frankie Faison (Hannibal), William Sadler (The Green Mile), Tara Westwood (My Best Friend’s Wife), David Lawrence Brown (Charlie Bartlett), Zoe Fish (I Still See You), Junko Bailey (film debut), Nancy Sorel (Heaven Is For Real), Stephanie Sy (Breakthrough), Joel Marsh Garland (The Book of Henry), Robin Ruel (Hyena Road), Bradley Sawatzky (Siberia)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Nicolas Pesce (The Eyes Of My Mother), director, writer; Takashige Ichise (Dark Water), Sam Raimi (Don’t Breathe) and Robert G. Tapert (Darkman), producers; The Newton Brothers (Doctor Sleep), composers; Zack Galler (Piercing), cinematographer; Ken Blackwell (The Nun) and Gardner Gould (Hotel Artemis), editors
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
When she investigates a case where a young mother murders her family in their own home, Detective Muldoon (Riseborough) discovers that the house is cursed by a vengeful ghost who dooms anyone who enters it to a horrific death. Now, she must protect herself and her young son from the deadly force of nature that occupies the house…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
A new version of the Grudge series might not be exactly what people may have been asking for, but given that filmmaker Nicolas Pesce is behind it – following a couple of solid hits with The Eyes Of My Mother and Piercing – there is hope that this is one of the few horror reboots that sticks the landing.