‘The Boy’ Sequel Set to Star Katie Holmes

Deadline is reporting that Katie Holmes has been cast as the lead in the upcoming sequel of The Boy. Director, William Brent Bell returns to direct the thriller with Stacey Menear once again writing the script.

From what we gather, filming is set to begin this January in Victoria, British Columbia.

The Boy premiered on January 22, 2016 and earned $64.2 million at the box office with a budget of $10 million. The film starred Lauren Cohan (Walking Dead) as Greta, a nanny who travels to the UK to care for a couples child. Upon arrival Greta is stunned to find that the child is a porcelain doll named Brahms. Things quickly go from bizarre to creepy as the tension ratchets up. read more

‘The Boy’ – Review

‘The Boy’ – Review

By Lynn Sorel

Rating: 8 out of 10

Synopsis: An American nanny is shocked that her new English family’s boy is actually a life-sized doll. After she violates a list of strict rules, disturbing events make her believe that the doll is really alive. 

Our Thoughts: ‘The Boy’ appears to be your run-of-the-mill haunted doll horror story, but it is far from it and so much more! 

The film begins with nanny Gretchen going to start her job caring for a little boy named Brahms. She is from American and trying to get away from her abusive ex-boyfriend by getting as far away from him as she can. The first of many odd issues with the family is that the couple are much older than you’d expect for the parents of an eight year old boy. Then when we actually meet him, the boy is actually a doll. Gretchen believes that they are bat-shit crazy, as any normal person would. She agrees to do a ridiculous daily routine of caring for him for the next several months. As they are leaving, his mother says to her “I’m so sorry.” Clearly a bad sign of what is to come. read more