Forty years later, something is stirring again as a new family moves into 112 Ocean Avenue in AMITYVILLE: THE AWAKENING, the terrifying revival of the popular franchise. The film will debut exclusively for free for a limited time on Google Play* on October 12, 2017 and will also be released by Dimension Films in select theaters on October 28, 2017.
Written and directed by Franck Khalfoun (Maniac, P2), the film stars Bella Thorne (Famous in Love, Scream, Shake It Up), Oscar nominee Jennifer Jason Leigh (The Hateful Eight, Anomalisa, Single White Female), Cameron Monaghan (Shameles, Gotham, The Giver, Vampire Academy), Taylor Spreitler (Melissa & Joey, Days of Our Lives), Mckenna Grace (Gifted, Designated Survivor) and Jennifer Morrison (Once Upon a Time).
AMITYVILLE: THE AWAKENING was produced by Jason Blum of Blumhouse Productions (Get Out, The Purge, Insidious, Paranormal Activity), Daniel Farrands (The Haunting in Connecticut) and Casey La Scala (Donnie Darko, The Remaining).
The film follows Belle (Bella Thorne) and her family after they move into their new home, but when strange phenomena begin to occur in the house, Belle begins to suspect her mother (Jennifer Jason Leigh) isn’t telling her everything. She soon realizes they just moved into the infamous Amityville house where between illusion and reality lies evil.
AMITYVILLE: THE AWAKENING has a runtime of approximately 87 minutes and is rated PG-13.
*AMITYVILLE: THE AWAKENING will be available for free from October 12 to November 8, 2017 on Google Play to residents in the United States and Canada.
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ABOUT DIMENSION FILMS
The Weinstein Company (TWC) is a multimedia production and distribution company launched in October 2005 by Bob and Harvey Weinstein, the brothers who founded Miramax Films in 1979. TWC also encompasses Dimension Films, the genre label founded in 1993 by Bob Weinstein, which has released such popular franchises as SCREAM, SPY KIDS and SCARY MOVIE. Together TWC and Dimension Films have released a broad range of mainstream, genre and specialty films that have been commercial and critical successes.
Since 2005, Dimension Films have released such films as WOLF CREEK; GRINDHOUSE; HALLOWEEN; SCARY MOVIE 4 & 5; PULSE; SCHOOL FOR SCOUNDRELS; BLACK CHRISTMAS; 1408; THE MIST; THE ROAD; PIRANHA 3D; PIRANHA 3DD; SCREAM 4; APOLLO 18; SPY KIDS: ALL THE TIME IN THE WORLD IN 4D; YOUTH IN REVOLT; DARK SKIES and SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR.