Ethan Hawke is a terrifyingly soft-spoken serial killer in Common Photos’ forthcoming horror flick “The Black Cellphone.” The movie, which follows a younger boy as he tries to flee his kidnapper’s chilling, soundproof basement, guarantees to be one of many summer time’s scariest releases.
“The Black Cellphone” is directed by Scott Derrickson, who cowrote the script with C. Robert Cargill. The movie’s workforce, which was additionally liable for the terrifying movie “Sinister,” instantly knew they wished Hawke for the function. However in an interview with Whole Movie, Derrickson mentioned the actor “had already informed me that he does not play villains.” Nonetheless, he continued. “I despatched [Hawke] the script anyway, and that night time he left me a voicemail on this menacing voice, and he mentioned, ‘I am gonna homicide the f*** out of you. . . . It is gonna harm actually, actually dangerous,'” Derrickson mentioned. “It was a line within the script, and that was how he was letting me know he was going to do it.”
In the identical interview, Hawke defined why he joined the movie. “What Jack Nicholson did in ‘The Shining’ was that he taught the world to see his malevolent facet, the way to see his insanity,” he mentioned. “And when you do that basically effectively, audiences do not unsee it. It may be a cumbersome piece of luggage, and I feel that is what I used to be terrified of. But additionally, you already know, there’s one thing a bit of shamanistic about my career, and the concept of inviting all that darkness into my life simply by no means actually felt price it earlier than.”
Forward, discover out all the things you’ll want to find out about “The Black Cellphone,” together with the solid, plot, launch date, and trailers.