Ethan Hawke Cast in Upcoming Blumhouse/Universal Horror Movie THE BLACK PHONE

It’s a Sinister reunion!

We’ve just gotten word that Ethan Hawke is joining the cast of The Black Phone, Scott Derrickson’s upcoming film for Blumhouse and Universal. The film is set to start production in North Carolina next month.

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The Black Phone Synopsis:
“Imogene” is young and beautiful. She kisses like a movie star and knows everything about every film ever made. She’s also dead and waiting in the Rosebud Theater for Alec Sheldon one afternoon in 1945. . . .”Arthur Roth” is a lonely kid with big ideas and a gift for attracting abuse.

Ethan Hawke is a four-time Academy Award®-nominated actor and screenwriter. He made his television debut in Showtime’s limited series, The Good Lord Bird, which he also executive produced and co-wrote, based on the National Book Award-winning novel by James McBride. The Good Lord Bird, produced by Blumhouse Television, is a seven-part limited series shot mostly in Virginia that brilliantly mixes history with imagination in its retelling of the story of abolitionist John Brown, played by Hawke. The series was recently recognized by the American Film Institute (AFI) as one of the Best Television Programs of the Year. Upcoming, Ethan will star alongside Nicole Kidman and Alexander Skarsgard in the Robert Egger’s film The Northman as well as Abel Ferrara’s upcoming film Zeros and Ones.

Scott Derrickson (Dr. Strange, Sinister) is directing The Black Phone for Blumhouse and Universal. Derrickson and frequent collaborator Robert Cargill (Bermuda, Doctor Strange, Sinister) adapted the script based on Joe Hill’s short story.

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Are you a fan of Ethan Hawke, Scott Derrickson, and/or Joe Hill? Are you excited to check out The Black Phone? Let us know in the comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram! You can also carry on the convo with me personally on Twitter @josh_millican.

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