Never talk to strangers. Ethan Hawke in the eerie horror based on the New York Times bestselling short story, ‘20th Century Ghosts, ’ by Joe Hill.
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Never talk to strangers.
Finney Shaw, a shy but clever 13-year-old boy, is abducted by a sadistic killer and trapped in a soundproof basement where screaming wonʼs useless. When a disconnected phone on the wall begins to ring, Finney discovers that he can hear the voices of the killerʼs previous victims, and they are dead set on making sure that what happened to them doesnʼt happen to Finney.
Based on ‘20th Century Ghosts’ (New York Times bestselling short story) by Joe Hill.
Ethan Hawke Jeremy Davies, James Ransone, Madeleine McGraw, Gina Jun, E. Roger Mitchell, Mason Thames, Ron Blake, Robert Fortunato, Michael Banks Repeta, Chris TC Edge, Braxton Alexander, Megan Petersen, Andrew Farmer, Brady Hepner
Director Scott Derrickson returns to his terror roots and partners again with the foremost brand in the genre, Blumhouse, with a new horror-thriller. An adaptation of a short story by New York Times bestselling author Joe Hill.
Starring four-time Oscar® nominee Ethan Hawke in the most terrifying role of his career and introducing Mason Thames in his first-ever film role, ‘The Black Phone’ is produced, directed, and co-written by Scott Derrickson, the writer-director of ‘Sinister, ’ ‘The Exorcism of Emily Rose’ and Marvelʼs ‘Doctor Strange.’
The filmʼs screenplay is by Derrickson and C. Robert Cargill (‘Doctor Strange, ’ the ‘Sinister’ franchise), and based on the award-winning short story by Joe Hill from his New York Times bestseller, ‘20th Century Ghosts.’ The film is produced by Derrickson and Cargillʼs Crooked Highway and presented by Universal and Blumhouse. Jason Blum, Scott Derrickson, and C. Robert Cargill are producers on the film, which is executive produced by Ryan Turek and Christopher H. Warner.