After the international success achieved by his 2 latest films Buried (2010) and Red Lights (2012), Spanish filmmaker Rodrigo Cortés is back with another dark horror thriller in the English language. This time the chosen project was the movie adaptation for the novel Down A Dark Hall, written by Lois Duncan and published in 1974, which screenplay has been penned by Michael Goldbach and Chris Sparling.
Lois Duncan was the author of numerous young adults novels in the 1970s decade developing in the styles of horror and mystery. Some of her works like I Know What You Did Last Summer, Summer of Fear and Killing Mr. Griffin has been adapted as movies. Down A Dark Hall is a supernatural suspense novel and is the only gothic fiction she wrote. It tells the story of a girl who was sent to a boarding school by her parents where only four students were admitted including herself.
Uma Thurman, as the most notorious name, heads the cast. AnnaSophia Robb, Taylor Russell, Isabelle Fuhrman, Rebecca Front, Rosie Day, David Elliot, Kirsty Mitchell, Noah Silver, Victoria Moroles and Jim Sturgeon also star. Filming took place in Barcelona and the Canary Islands.
Down a Dark Hall (2018) is scheduled to come out along August 2018. Official Spanish release date is the 3rd of August, while the USA date is set for 17th of August. Here you can watch the official trailer for the movie:
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