20th Century Studios has released the first trailer for the film adaptation of Stephen King’s short story The Boogeyman, and there’s no doubt that this movie is going to deliver some scary thrills and chills.
In the film, “High school student Sadie Harper and her younger sister Sawyer are reeling from the recent death of their mother and aren’t getting much support from their father, Will, a therapist who is dealing with his own pain. When a desperate patient unexpectedly shows up at their home seeking help, he leaves behind a terrifying supernatural entity that preys on families and feeds on the suffering of its victims.”
The movie was directed by Rob Savage (Host) from a screenplay by Scott Beck and Bryan Woods (A Quiet Place) and Mark Heyman (Black Swan). It stars Sophie Thatcher (Yellowjackets), Chris Messina (Birds of Prey), Vivian Lyra Blair (Obi-Wan Kenobi), Marin Ireland (The Umbrella Academy), Madison Hu (Bizaardvark), LisaGay Hamilton (Vice), and David Dastmalchian (Dune).
The movie is being produced by Shawn Levy (Stranger Things), Dan Levine (Arrival), and Dan Cohen (The Adam Project). The Boogeyman opens in theaters on June 2nd, 2023.