[News] Get a First Look at WELCOME TO THE BLUMHOUSE
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We are excited to share the first look at Amazon Prime Video‘s WELCOME TO THE BLUMHOUSE, a program of eight unsettling, genre movies produced by Jason Blum’s Blumhouse Television and Amazon Studios. THE LIE, BLACK BOX, NOCTURNE, and EVIL EYE are the first four films to premiere worldwide in October.

BLACK BOX and THE LIE will be exclusively released on Prime Video October 6, followed by EVIL EYE and NOCTURNE on October 13.

[News] Get a First Look at WELCOME TO THE BLUMHOUSE
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BLACK BOX
October 6, 2020

After losing his wife and his memory in a car accident, a single father undergoes an agonizing experimental treatment that causes him to question who he really is.

Having lost his wife and his memory in a tragic car accident, news photographer Nolan Wright (Mamoudou Athie) is desperate to regain a sense of normalcy for both himself and his young daughter Ava (Amanda Christine). So when brilliant neuropsychiatrist Dr. Lillian Brooks (Phylicia Rashad) invites him to participate in an experimental treatment that might reverse his condition, he agrees. Using a hypnosis-inducing device called the Black Box, she unearths lost memories which allows patients to experience them first-hand. But the memories he experiences reveal a much darker past than he anticipated. Even more terrifying is the disfigured creature that threatens to kill Nolan in his surreal dream-state. A haunting descent into one man’s shattered psyche, Black Box is a high-tech thriller that poses the question: Do we run our minds or do our minds run us?

The film is directed by Emmanuel Osei-Kuffour Jr. (Born With It) and script by Osei-Kuffour Jr. and Stephen Herman, Black Box stars Mamoudou Athie (Jurassic World 3Underwater), Phylicia Rashad (Creed), Amanda Christine (“Colony”), Tosin Morohunfola (“The Chi”, The 24th), Charmaine Bingwa (Trees of Peace, “Little Sista”), and Troy James (“The Flash”, Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark). It is executive produced by Jason Blum, Jay Ellis, Aaron Bergman, Lisa Bruce, Marci Wiseman, Jeremy Gold, Mynette Louie, and William Marks.

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THE LIE
October 6, 2020

When their teenaged daughter confesses to impulsively killing her best friend, two desperate parents attempt to cover up the horrific crime, leading them into a complicated web of lies and deception.

A divorced mother and father find themselves trapped in a living nightmare when their daughter confesses to murder in The Lie, a gripping psychological thriller about the lengths parents will go to in order to protect their child. While driving his 15-year-old daughter Kayla (Joey King) and her best friend Brittany (Devery Jacobs) to a weekend retreat in the dead of winter, aging rocker Jay (Peter Sarsgaard) pulls over to the side of the road for a quick bathroom break. Although the two girls enter the surrounding woods together, only Kayla returns. Terrified she could be tried as an adult, Jay and his ex-wife Rebecca (Mireille Enos) cover up Kayla’s crime with a web of lies and deceit. But the truth won’t stay buried, and as one mistake leads to another, the desperate parents discover that what actually happened in those icy woods is more shocking than they imagined.

THE LIE is written and directed by Veena Sud, and stars Mireille Enos (“The Killing”), Peter Sarsgaard (An Education) and Joey King (The Kissing Booth 2, “The Act”). It is produced by Alix Madigan-Yorkin, Christopher Tricarico, and Jason Blum. It is executive produced by Howard Green, Kim Hodgert, Jeanette Volturno, Couper Samuelson, and Aaron Barnett.

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EVIL EYE
October 13, 2020

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.

At home in Delhi, India, proud parent Usha Khatri (Sarita Choudhury) is overjoyed when her daughter Pallavi (Sunita Mani) calls from New Orleans with news she has met someone special. But as Usha learns more about Pallavi’s wealthy boyfriend Sandeep (Omar Maskati), she becomes convinced something more nefarious than chance brought the young couple together. When Pallavi announces her engagement to Sandeep, mother and daughter are forced to confront dark family secrets and a terrifying supernatural force in this stylish psychological thriller.

Based off the award-winning, best-selling Audible Original production from writer Madhuri ShekarEVIL EYE is directed by Elan Dassani and Rajeev Dassani, and stars Sarita Choudhury (Mississippi Masala, Lady in the Water), Sunita Mani (“GLOW”), Omar Maskati (Unbelievable), and Bernard White (“Silicon Valley”). It is executive produced by Jason Blum, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Lisa Bruce, Marci Wiseman, Jeremy Gold, Guy Stodel, Anjula Acharia, Emilia Lapenta, and Kate Navin.

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NOCTURNE
October 13, 2020

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.

When a virtuoso music student commits suicide days before an important concert, her death unleashes a supernatural force in NOCTURNE, an unsettling tale of sibling rivalry set at a prestigious arts academy. Having grown up in the shadow of her more talented twin sister, shy piano student Juliet Lowe (Sydney Sweeney) is used to always being second-best when it comes to music. But when she finds a mysterious notebook that belonged to the school’s recently deceased star soloist,her playing miraculously begins to improve and she soon eclipses her sister Vivian (Madison Iseman) as the academy’s top student. Along with her newfound abilities, however, comes a series of frightening premonitions. As Juliet’s visions grow more nightmarish, she discovers the true cost of achieving artistic perfection.

NOCTURNE is written and directed by Zu Quirke in her breakout feature debut. It stars Sydney Sweeney (“Euphoria”, “The Handmaid’s Tale“, “Player’s Table”), Madison Iseman (Jumanji: The Next Level, Annabelle Comes Home), Jacques Colimon (‘The Society”) and Ivan Shaw (“Insecure”, “Casual”). It is executive produced by Jason Blum, Lisa Bruce, Marci Wiseman, Jeremy Gold, Matthew Myers, and Fodhla Cronin O’Reilly.

 

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Sarah is the managing editor of Nightmarish Conjurings and a lover of all things magical and horrific. All who are familiar with her can attest for her love of glitter, adorable plush, and obsession with folklore and mythology. When she's not chasing after things she probably shouldn't hug, Sarah is making sure that Shannon's sanity stays intact long enough for deadlines to be tackled.
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