Netflix has been providing us best of the horror movies and this time too the upcoming one is quite enthralling which is Nightbooks. As the name reflects, the movie revolves around a dark-themed plot where a wicked witch captures two kids but for what reasons? It would be much better to read on to know what purpose the movie serves as a whole.
It is an adaptation of a horror fantasy novel of the same name which is written by J. A. White who is known for his exceptional works like The Thickey and Shadow School. The upcoming film is about two kid who becomes imprisoned in a witchy apartment in the New York City. The dark magical place is abode to a powerful witch Natacha who captures Alex, a young boy just to hear a new story from him every night.
Everything seems fine if it is only about reading stories but the twist is that if he disagrees with this, he might have to give away his life for it. On the other Alex is passionate about writing creative scary but is mocked at school for it. And in the same place, there is another captive, a young girl named Yasmin who is the witch’s servant. She too is captivated by the witch for some reason.
Now, these two have to team up to get themselves free from this enchanting trap and for this, they will have to crack every other code and get rid of all the witchy games. One of the obstacles in their path is Lenore, the witch’s spiteful cat who is always keeping a check on their moves.
Other Updates about Nightbooks
This film is Sam Raimi’s new project for Netflix whose phenomenal efforts were lastly observed in The Evil Dead and directed by David Yarovesky( Brightburn). Besides this, he has also directed the Spider-Man films with Tobey Maguir. Even after the dark-themed plot, Nightbooks can be categorized into the list of one of the family-friendly movies.
Above this, the movie serves to provide the lesson of self-acceptance as the kids fight with full courage not with just the dangerous witch but also with their fears and insecurities. The movie is adapted for the screen by none other than Mikki Daughtry and Tobias Iaconis, who back in time worked together on The Cure of La Llorona which was regarded as one of the horror hits of 2019. Alongside this, they also have worked on the romantic drama Five Feet Apart.
Nightbooks Release Date Out Yet or Not!
The movie is set to come on Netflix on September 15, 2021. In Nightbooks, Winslow Fegley acts as Alex, who gets trapped in his apartment by an evil witch whose role is played by Krysten Ritter who was last seen in the action classic of Marvel’s Jessica Jones. The other captive’s role is played by Lidya Jewett as Yasmin. And other cast members are Khiyla Aynne, Eden Gjoka, Jess Brown, Miley Haik, Luxton Handspiker, Taylor Belle, and Liam Couvion.
So, add this movie to your September binge-watch list and mark the day because it will become worth spending time on. And to know more it would be better to watch the trailer which is already out.