“The ground is bad.” -Jud Crandall
From Paramount Pictures, the first teaser trailer for the eagerly anticipated Pet Sematary 2019 remake is here! The film is based on the 1983 novel by Stephen King, and following a much-beloved 1989 adaptation by Mary Lambert. After the ominous poster drop yesterday (pictured below), fiends have been impatiently awaiting our first glimpses of 2019’s Creed family, John Lithgow as neighbour and deliverer of foreboding warnings Jud Crandall, as well as everyone’s favorite undead cat, Church.
Though only a teaser – clocking in at over two minutes – it does not disappoint. Shaping up to be one of the scariest films’ of 2019, Pet Sematary teases a delightful new take on the classic horror. I’m talking creepy masks, makeshift graves, and a heck of a lot of foreboding. “Sometimes Dead is Better.” This Creed family will need to stay out of the woods – because it’s haunted by something undead, furry, and hopefully still a tiny bit adorable. But I doubt it. Will they be able to keep their children safe? …Again, I doubt it.
Based on the seminal horror novel by Stephen King, Pet Sematary follows Dr. Louis Creed (Jason Clarke), who, after relocating with his wife Rachel (Amy Seimetz) and their two young children from Boston to rural Maine, discovers a mysterious burial ground hidden deep in the woods near the family’s new home. When tragedy strikes, Louis turns to his unusual neighbor, Jud Crandall (John Lithgow), setting off a perilous chain reaction that unleashes an unfathomable evil with horrific consequences.
Pet Sematary stars John Lithgow (Interstellar), Jason Clarke (Everest) and Amy Seimetz (You’re Next). The film comes from Starry Eyes filmmakers Kevin Kölsch and Dennis Widmyer, who direct from a screenplay by Jeff Buhler (Nightflyers).
Pet Sematary is in theatres April 5th, 2019.