Doctor Strange’s Blumhouse Horror, the Black Phone takes first poster
Doctor strange Director Scott Derrickson reveals first Universal Pictures and Blumhouse horror movie poster The black phone. Directed by Derrickson from his adapted screenplay co-written by Doctor strange scribe C. Robert Cargill, The black phone reunites Derrickson with his Sinister star Ethan Hawke in an adaptation of author Joe Hill’s 2004 short story (NOS4A2, Lock & Key). “Never talk to strangers,” warns the poster for horror thriller producer Jason Blum (The purge forever, Halloween kills) which presents Hawke (The purge, Marvel Moon knight) as a costumed creep who kidnaps young victim Finney Shaw (For all mankind‘s Mason Thames).
When Finney finds himself locked in a soundproof basement with the remains of the killer’s former victims, he answers calls from the dead when an antique – and disconnected – phone rings.
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The black phone “is definitely one of the scariest movies we’ve ever made. Scott thinks it’s his best movie,” Blum said previously. Collider of the new film bringing it together with its Sinister director. “I’m such a fan of Scott… I really love all of his movies. Loved it Sinister, but I will say for sure [Black Phone] is one of his best films. Perhaps the best movie he’s ever made. ”
The black phone marks Derrickson’s return to horror after directing the 2014s Deliver us from evil and co-written 2015 sinister 2 with Cargill. Citing “creative differences,” Derrickson and Cargill quit Marvel sequel Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness and grouped together to answer the call of The black phone.
“It was creative differences. [Derrickson] wanted to make a movie and Marvel wanted to make another movie. So he sat there and said, ‘Well, shit, I have this great script that I wrote with Cargill, and I’m really proud of it,’ “Cargill said. CinemaBlend. “We were actually going out with other directors to The black phone, and Scott called me up and said, ‘Dude, I have to do this movie. This has to be my movie, I have to do it. Do you mind waiting until I’m done with it [Doctor Strange 2]? ‘”
“He really wanted to bring me on Strange also. But in case that didn’t happen, he said, ‘Do you mind waiting?’ Cargill continued. “And I said, ‘You know what, if you feel it so passionately, no. I will wait a few years to make this film. ‘”
The official description of Hill’s inspiring short story The black phone is inferior to.
Thirteen-year-old Jack Finney is alone and in dire straits. For two years now, someone has been stalking Galesberg’s boys, stealing them, never to be seen again. And now Finney finds himself in danger of joining them: locked in the basement of a psychopath, a place stained with the blood of half a dozen murdered children.
With him in his underground cell is an antique telephone, long disconnected. . . but it still rings at night, with calls from previous killer victims. And they’re determined to make sure what happened to them doesn’t happen to Finney.
Co-star James Ransone (Computer Science: Chapter Two) and Jeremy Davies (Lost), Universal and Blumhouse open The black phone in theaters January 28, 2022.