MERCY BLACK from Blumhouse Gets Suprise Release on Netflix
Fans of the horror movies churned out by Blumhouse Pictures (the studio behind the Paranormal Activity and Insidious franchises, not to mention the current home of Halloween) take note: Mercy Black has gotten a spuprise release on Netflix and is available to stream now.
Produced by Blumhouse, Mercy Black combines elements of Slender Man mythologies and the true-crime saga of Mary Bell from the U.K., a child killer who was herself a child when she perpetrated murder. The film is directed by Owen Egerton and stars Austin Amelio, Elke Boucher-Depew, and Lee Eddy.
Check out the poster, synopsis, abd trailer for Mercy Black below.
Fifteen years after stabbing a classmate to conjure an imaginary phantom known as Mercy Black, Marina Hess is coming home. She’s being released from psychiatric care to live with her sister and young nephew. But in the years since her crime, the myth of Mercy Black has gone viral inspiring internet rumors, stories, and even copycat crimes. Marina is haunted by what she has done and the phantom she imagined. Though she would rather leave the past buried, her nephew becomes increasingly obsessed with Mercy Black. To save him, Marina must face her past and uncover the truth behind Mercy Black. What she discovers is a very real and very deadly horror that will stop at nothing to claim her and her nephew.