‘Imaginary’: New Trailer Exposes the Terrible Truth About Chauncey the Bear [Watch]


Our imaginations can be a double-edged sword. They can get us out of trouble, help us succeed, and make us rich beyond our wildest dreams. But sometimes, the imagination can terrify us, keep us awake at night, or even lead us down unreliable paths. Now, the horrors of imagination are being weaponized into Imaginary, one of the most buzzy original horror movies to land this year.

From Blumhouse, the genre-defining masterminds behind Five Nights at Freddy’s and M3GAN, comes the horror film that taps into the innocence of imaginary friends – and begs the question: Are they really figments of childhood imagination or is something more terrifying lying just beneath?

“Not all imaginary friends are friendly… at least that’s what the characters at the heart of Imaginary are about to find out.” shares writer/director/producer Jeff Wadlow. “I love making films that play with the audience’s perception of what is real and what is not, so a horror movie that explores the frightening possibilities of imaginary friends was the perfect sandbox for me to play in. I think the movie we made is filled with unexpected twists, big scares, and above all else, a ton of thrilling fun. DeWanda, Pyper, and Taegen, the characters at the center of our story, are not only believable as a blended family but a blast to watch as the tale unfolds. I think audiences are going to love watching them go toe to toe with Chauncey, our evil little bear. I promise, you’ll never look at a Teddy the same way again.”

Introducing Chauncey The Bear. He Will Never Leave You. Never. Ever.

In the film, when Jessica (DeWanda Wise) moves back into her childhood home with her family, her youngest stepdaughter Alice (Pyper Braun) develops an eerie attachment to a stuffed bear named Chauncey she finds in the basement. Alice starts playing games with Chauncey that begin playful and become increasingly sinister.

As Alice’s behavior becomes more and more concerning, Jessica intervenes only to realize Chauncey is much more than the stuffed toy bear she believed him to be.

Lastly, how do you feel about the upcoming Blumhouse chiller? Will you be seeing this bad boy in theaters? Let us know on Twitter via @DreadCentral. We’re always around to chat about all things Blumhouse horror!



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