JAKOB’S WIFE (2021) Preview with release news


Jakob’s Wife is a 2021 American horror film about a woman married to a small-town minister whose beige and banal life is about to change.

Directed by Travis Stevens (Girl on the Third Floor; Better Off Zed) from a screenplay co-written with Kathy Charles (Castle Freak) and Mark Steensland (The Special). Produced by Kim Barnard, Morgan Peter Brown, Barbara Crampton, Rick Moore, Inderpal Singh (The Hoarder) and Travis Stevens.

The movie stars Barbara Crampton, Larry Fessenden, Sarah Lind (The Blackburn Asylum; The Exorcism of Molly Hartley; WolfCop), Bonnie Aarons (The Nun; The Conjuring 2; Drag Me to Hell), Robert Rusler (Blood Feast 2016; Amityville: A New Generation; A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge) and C.M. Punk (Girl on the Third Floor; Rabid).


Anne Fedder (Barbara Crampton), married to a small-town minister named Jakob (Larry Fessenden), feels her life has been shrinking over the past thirty years. Encountering “The Master” brings her a new sense of power and an appetite to live bolder. However, the change comes with a heavy body count…


Jakob’s Wife will have its world premiere as part of the Midnighters program at the virtual South by Southwest festival (SXSW) in March 2021.

RLJE Films and Shudder have acquired the North American rights to the film. RLJE Films plans to release the film theatrically and on Demand on April 16, 2021, and Shudder will premiere the film on its platform later in the year.  Shudder has also acquired UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand rights.

Cast and characters:

Barbara Crampton … Anne Fedder
Larry Fessenden … Jakob Fedder
Sarah Lind … Carol Fedder
Bonnie Aarons … TBC
Robert Rusler … Tom Low
C.M. Punk … Deputy Colton
Skeeta Jenkins … Butcher
Mark Kelly … Bob Fedder
Morgan Peter Brown … Actor
Ned Yousef … Naveed Al Amin
Giovannie Cruz … Mariana Al Amin
Jay DeVon Johnson … Sheriff Mike Hess
Nyisha Bell … Amelia Humphries
Monica L. Henry … Doctor Meda
Angelie Denizard … Eli


There is currently no trailer for Jakob’s Wife available.