The Darkness Movie Review: Story, Star Cast, Trailer, Release Date


Those who have watched the ‘Wolf Creek’ series can definitely envisage the screenplay of the upcoming horror movie, “The Darkness”, launching on Friday the 13th May, 2016.Crafted in the hands of horror movie pros , producers Jason Blum, Matthew Kaplan and Bianca Martino with director ,Greg McLean, the movie is a full- combo of horror and ambiguity.“The darkness” is a full–genre cold feet offer, encompassing all those spooky elements with mystery and thrill. According to the director Greg McLean, “The story is based on a true story that was relayed to me first-hand many years ago about an actual haunting.


Blumhouse production does not believe is spending extra cash on the movies, they’re just very chary while spending single penny sand knows the tactics to generate more from less. This time also the film is not created with high –priced animation or effects; rather a conventional style is integrated in the movie which is peculiar for the horror set up. Producer Jason Blum and the team believe in a low-risk, approach and if one of the movies doesn’t go well with the audiences, the loss would be bearable.

The Plot:

Though the whole story is not clearly unveiled, the official plot synopsis for the film, from Blum house stated:

“As a family returns home from vacation at the Grand Canyon, they innocently bring home a supernatural force that preys off their own fears and vulnerabilities, threatening to destroy them from within, while consuming their lives with terrifying consequences.”

Kevin Bacon and Radha Mitchell are featuring as the major character of the film, The Apollo 13 celebrity with the sugar and spice girl are quite enough to make the hype of the movie, therefore if the audience are not happy with the script they will be comfortable with the cast.



The trailer for The Darkness showcases a refined glimpse of the movie. The Darkness, story is about family’s enjoyable trip to the Grand Canyon, where they face a supernatural force, which harasses the family specially their son, Mikey. The Grand Canyon is opening scene reflects that the cinematography and other elements are far better than a low budget horror movie and the viewer would indulge in the script throughout the length. This Blumhouse title is set in an ominous dwelling which is occupied by supernatural powers.

Release date: Friday the 13th May, 2016


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