The Turning – USA, 2020 – more images and first trailer

‘Watch the children with care’

The Turning is a 2020 supernatural horror film directed by Floria Sigismondi (Hemlock Grove and many music videos) from a screenplay by Carey W. Hayes and Chad Hayes (The Conjuring; House of Wax [2005]), based on Henry James’ 1898 novella The Turn of the Screw. The Amblin Entertainment / Vertigo Entertainment production stars Mackenzie Davis, Finn Wolfhard (IT; Stranger Things) and Brooklynn Prince.

Plot:

At a mysterious estate in the Maine countryside, appointed nanny Kate (Mackenzie Davis) is charged with the care of two disturbed orphans, Flora (Brooklynn Prince) and Miles (Finn Wolfhard).

Quickly though, she discovers that both the children and the house are harbouring dark secrets and things may not be as they appear.

Release:

The Turning is scheduled to be released on January 24th 2019.

Cast and characters:

  • Mackenzie Davis … Kate
  • Finn Wolfhard … Miles
  • Brooklynn Prince … Flora
  • Mark Huberman … Bert
  • Barbara Marten … Mrs. Grose
  • Niall Greig Fulton … TBC
  • Denna Thomsen … TBC

Trivia:

Henry James’ novella The Turn of the Screw has previously been used as the basis for films The Innocents (1961) and The Nightcomers (1972), amongst many other adaptations.

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