In a dark twist that intertwines grace with gore, the directors who brought us heart-racing hits like Ready or Not and Scream VI, Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett, are back to redefine horror with their latest masterpiece, “Abigail“. The film promises to be a cocktail of suspense, scares, and a touch of the supernatural, set to chill the spines of audiences in cinemas this April 17.
The Plot Thickens: A Ransom Gone Wrong
Imagine this: a $50 million bounty on the head of a 12-year-old ballerina, the cherished daughter of a notorious underworld figure. The plan sounds simple enough for a gang of would-be criminals – kidnap the girl, survive the night, and get rich. But, as they soon discover within the confines of an eerie, isolated mansion, their hostage is no ordinary child. As the night progresses and their numbers begin to dwindle mysteriously, a terrifying truth unravels – they aren’t trapping Abigail; she’s trapping them.
Star-Studded Cast: A Blend of New and Familiar Faces
Starring the formidable talents of The film features an impressive cast including Melissa Barrera, Dan Stevens, Kathryn Newton, William Catlett, Kevin Durand, Angus Cloud, and Alisha Weir among others. “Abigail” boasts a cast that could send shivers down your spine with their performances alone. Alisha Weir, as the enigmatic Abigail, promises a portrayal that oscillates between innocence and terror, ensuring that audiences will be glued to their seats, captivated yet cautious. Giancarlo Esposito adds an extra layer of intrigue, promising to deliver a performance as memorable as his roles in Breaking Bad and The Mandalorian.
Rarely does a horror movie offer such a complex concoction of elements – a seemingly innocent child with a dark secret, a group of criminals out of their depth, and a setting that goes from luxurious to lethal in a matter of scenes. “Abigail” is not just a movie; it’s an experience, an adrenaline-pumping, heart-stopping journey into the unknown.
In “Abigail,” a seemingly simple plan to kidnap the young ballerina daughter of a notorious criminal for a $50 million ransom spirals into a night of terror. The captors, holed up in an isolated mansion, find themselves being hunted one by one. They soon realize the terrifying truth: they’re not alone with just a child; they’re with something much more sinister.
Exclusive Cinema Release
Distributed by Universal Pictures International, “Abigail” is set to deliver a fresh and heart-pounding experience to horror fans, starting April 17 exclusively in cinemas.
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