Amazon debuts trailer for the films of Welcome to Blumhouse
Ever since they burst onto the screen with the sleeper hit Paranormal Activity in 2009 and has since become a juggernaut in horror delivering films including Insidious, Sinister, The Purge and Halloween. Now Blumhouse Television and Amazon Studios have teamed up to conjure Welcome to the Blumhouse, a collection of all-new, diversely-themed, brand-unified films that is taking the anthology concept and stepping it up to full length horror anthology films.
There is a plan to release eight films with dual premieres on Amazon Prime Video with these first four of the films debuting across two weeks, starting on October 6, with Black Box and Evil Eye, followed by The Lie and Nocturne on October 13. While you wait for them to premiere you can check out the posters, trailers and synopsis for each film below.
The Lie follows two desperate parents attempt to cover up the horrific crime, leading them into a complicated web of lies and deception when their teenaged daughter confesses to impulsively killing her best friend. The film is written and directed by Veena Sud, and stars Mireille Enos, Peter Sarsgaard and Joey King.
Black Box follows a single father undergoes an agonizing experimental treatment that causes him to question who he really is after losing his wife and his memory in a car accident. The film stars stars Mamoudou Athie, Phylicia Rashad, Amanda Christine, Tosin Morohunfola, Charmaine Bingwa, and Troy James with Emmanuel Osei-Kuffour Jr. directing from a script written by Osei-Kuffour Jr. and Stephen Herman.
Evil Eye starring Sarita Choudhury, Sunita Mani, Omar Maskati, and Bernard White is based off the award-winning, best-selling Audible Original production from writer Madhuri Shekar and directed by Elan Dassani and Rajeev Dassani. The film follows a seemingly perfect romance turns into a nightmare when a mother becomes convinced her daughter’s new boyfriend has a dark connection to her own past.
Nocturne is written and directed by Zu Quirke in her breakout feature debut. Starring Sydney Sweeney, Madison Iseman, Jacques Colimon and Ivan Shaw. Inside the halls of an elite arts academy, 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.