An eight horror movie anthology, Welcome to the Blumhouse will launch on Amazon Prime starting on Tuesday, October 6. The Lie and Black Box will lead things off on that date, according to a report by Deadline.
Written and directed by Veena Sud, The Lie showcases the talents of Mireille Enos, Peter Sarsgaard and Joey King. The film follows two desperate parents that attempt to cover up their daughters killing of her best frend.
Black Box is co-written and directed by Emmaniel Osei-Kuffour Jr., and tells the story of a single father who undergoes an experimental treatment following the loss of his wife and his memory in a car accident. The picture stars Mamoudou Athie, Phylicia Rashad, Amanda Christine, Troy James, Tosin Morohunfola and Charmaine Bingwa.
Next up is Evil Eye which is based off of the Audible Original production of the same name. Helmed by Elan Dassani and Rajeev Dassani the movie tells the tale of a somwhat perfect romance that turns into a nightmare when a mother becomes convinced her daughter’s new boyfriend has a dark connection to her own past. The cast includes Sarita Choudhury, Sunita Mani, Omar Maskati, and Bernard White.
Sydney Sweeney, Madison Iseman, Jacques Colimon and Ivan Shaw star in Nocturne directed by Zu Quirke. The pic takes viewers inside an elite arts academy, where a timid music student begins to outshine her more accomplished and outgoing twin sister when she discovers a mysterious notebook belonging to a recently deceased classmate.
“We are excited to launch Welcome to the Blumhouse with this exhilarating and provocative slate of original films for the first time ever on Prime Video. This collection from diverse and emerging filmmakers was a thrill to put together with our wonderful partners at Blumhouse Television,” said Julie Rapaport, Co-Head of Movies for Amazon Studios. “These chilling stories have something for everyone – ready to fright and delight genre fans and newcomers alike – and we are excited to share them with our global Prime Video customers.”
The other four films will stream sometime in 2021.
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