To say that we’re stoked for Hammer’s upcoming adaptation of the Susan Hill book The Woman in Black is a bit of an understatement. Mainly because we know how nail-bitingly scary the tale is. Ready for some spooky new eye candy?
Look for the latest addition to the Hammer Films canon to be in US theatres on February 3rd, 2012. The UK will be getting it on February 10th, 2012.
Joining star Daniel Radcliffe are Ciaran Hinds, Janet McTeer, Liz White, Alisa Khazanova, Tim McMullan, Roger Allam, Daniel Cerqueira, Shaun Dooley, Mary Stockley, Cathy Sara, David Burke, Victor McGuire, and Lucy May Barker.
James Watkins (Eden Lake) is at the directorial helm with a screenplay by Jane Goldman.
The Woman in Black follows a young lawyer, Arthur Kipps (Radcliffe), who is ordered to travel to a remote corner of the UK and sort out a recently deceased client’s papers. As he works alone in an old and isolated house, Kipps begins to uncover its tragic secrets, and his unease grows when he discovers that the local village is held hostage by the ghost of a scorned woman set on vengeance.
More as it comes.
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