Netflix shared the trailer for its new fantastic horror movie Nightbooks, which looks really intriguing with an interesting premise.
Autumn is almost here, and we’re getting closer to Halloween, so why not give this one a shot? Whether or not you like horror movies, Nightbooks seems interesting enough to check out. It’s about a little boy who’s imprisoned in a magical prison by a witch. Starring Krysten Ritter, Lidya Jewett, and Winslow Fegley, the movie tells of the little boy’s attempt to get out of that horrendous place by teaming up with another prisoner.
While the cast of the movie, particularly Krysten Ritter, hypes up the fans, the trailer and the plot make Nightbooks a must-watch, too. Even if you’re not into the genre, it seems the movie can offer you some thrilling story. Well, it’s best to see it for yourself. You can check out everything we know about the movie, and watch its official trailer.
What is the synopsis of Nightbooks?
As we mentioned before, a witch imprisons a little boy in a horrible place in Nightbooks. She asks him to write scary stories every night so that the little boy can live. The boy does not want to stay in that place any longer, so he teams up with another prisoner to find a way to get out. Even though Yasmin is not as hopeful as Alex, their adventures will surely be exciting. The story is based on the 2018 novel of the same name by J. A. White.
Here’s the Netflix synopsis of Nightbooks:
“Scary story fan Alex must tell a spine-tingling tale every night – or stay trapped with his new friend in a wicked witch’s magical apartment forever.”
Who are in the cast and crew of Nightbooks?
David Yarovesky is the director of this movie. He previously helmed another horror/fantasy movies such as The Hive (2014) and Brightburn (2019).
Mikki Daughtry and Tobias Iaconis are the scriptwriters of Nightbooks. The story, on the other hand, is from the author of the original book, J.A. White.
As we previously mentioned, Krysten Ritter headlines the cast of Nightbooks. She teams up with Lidya Jewett and Winslow Fegley for the major three roles. Here are the other actors and their characters in this movie.
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- Krysten Ritter as evil witch
- Lidya Jewett as Yasmin
- Winslow Fegley as Alex
- Khiyla Aynne as Jenny
- Jess Brown as Mom
- Luxton Handspiker as Todd
- Miley Haik as Mia
- Liam Couvion as Newsie
- Taylor Belle as Little Natasha
- Eden Gjoka as Cody
What is the release date of Nightbooks?
Nightbooks is coming to Netflix on September 15th, 2021. You can watch its official trailer below.
The trailer starts by showing us Alex, who’s a horror enthusiast now trapped by a witch. He questions where he is and then meets the witch. She decides to let Alex live so that he can write horror stories for her every night. After that, Alex meets another prisoner, who’s Yasmin. He tries to convince her to find a way to get out of this prison.