DORMANT EVIL (2022) Preview of supernatural serial killer movie with trailer

What do you think of this movie? Click on a star to rate it


‘Deliver us from evil.’
Dormant Evil is a 2022 American horror film about a group of filmmakers investigating the legend of America’s first serial killer.

Directed by Joshua L. Norman – making his feature directorial debut – from a screenplay written by Robert Sturdivant. Produced by Angel Vasquez and Phil Wurtzel.

The Friel Films-West Prospect Pictures co-production stars KateLynn E. Newberry, Kaleina Cordova, Heather Fairbanks, Kayla Kelly and Joel Paul Reisig.


A young filmmaker becomes obsessed with uncovering the truth about the notorious Midwestern serial killer Jeremiah Godslight, who was driven to insanity after watching his mother kidnap and torture women who she believed to be witches back in the early 1880s.

However, the overenthusiastic filmmaker gets more than he bargained for. As he soon learns that unlocking the secrets of Jeremiah Godslight’s past, he unleashes an unspeakable evil that’s lain dormant for decades…


Dormant Evil is currently in post-production. A release date has yet to be announced.

Cast and characters:
KateLynn E. Newberry … Jenny
Kaleina Cordova … Laura
Leanne Johnson … Christina
Kayla Kelly … Olivia
Joel Paul Reisig … Reuben
Heather Fairbanks … Marilyn Godslight
Katherine Bellantone … Miss Ellis
Luke Ragotzy … Will
Owen Squire Smith … Bud
Dale Dobson … Sheriff Monroe
Tierza Scaccia … Sarah
Scott T. Whitesell … Reverend Walker
Penelope Alex … Silvia
Jasmine Piper … Linda
Patrick Hunter … Thomas
Melonie Steffes … Dead Witch
Charlie King … Jeremiah Godslight
Liam Wurtzel … Young Jeremiah
Byron Glenn Willis … Jonathan
Steven Lee Burright … Mayor Gleason
Melissa Hunter … Elizabeth


MOVIES and MANIA provides an aggregated range of film reviews from a wide variety of credited sources, plus our own reviews and ratings, in one handy web location. We are a genuinely independent website and rely solely on the minor income generated by internet ads to stay online and expand. Please support us by not blocking ads. If you do block ads please consider making a small donation to our running costs instead. We'd really appreciate it. Thank you. As an Amazon Associate, the owner occasionally earns a small amount from qualifying linked purchases.