A couple of weeks in the past, it was announced that Saban Movies had acquired the rights to launch, in partnership with Defiant Display screen Leisure, author/director Stacey Gregg’s psychological thriller Right here Earlier than in North America, South Africa, Australia, and New Zealand… however they didn’t say after they have been going to launch the movie. Now a press launch has been despatched out to tell us that Right here Earlier than can be receiving a restricted theatrical launch on February 11, 2022, with a VOD launch following on February 15.
Gregg’s characteristic debut, Right here Earlier than finds Riseborough within the function of Laura, “a grieving mom who turns into emotionally affected by the presence of her new neighbors’ younger daughter.” Right here’s the synopsis:
When a brand new household strikes in subsequent door, their younger daughter, Megan, rapidly captivates Laura, stirring up painful reminiscences of her personal daughter who died a number of years beforehand. Earlier than lengthy, Laura’s reminiscences flip to obsession as Megan’s unsettling conduct begins to persuade her of one thing supernatural. As Laura’s dedication to unravel it turns into all consuming, her household begins to fracture and the road between the extraordinary and the actual turns into ever extra obscured on this haunting story a few mom’s love.
Riseborough is joined within the solid by Jonjo O’Neill (The Fall), Martin McCann (Calibre), Eileen O’Higgins (Brooklyn), and newcomer Niamh Dornan.
Saban’s Invoice Bromiley had this to say concerning the movie:
Riseborough offers a formidable efficiency as a bereaved mom questioning her actuality, and she or he paints Gregg’s portrait of grief with depth and appeal. We will’t await audiences to witness Gregg’s impeccable consideration to element and compelling darkish narrative.”
Right here Earlier than was produced by Julia Godzinskaya and Sophie Vickers of Rooks Nest. BBC Movie, Pia Strain, and Northern Eire Display screen offered the financing. Eva Yates of BBC Movie, Pia Getty and James Durrant of Pia Strain, and Will Norton of Rooks Nest function govt producers.
I’ve been a fan of Riseborough since first seeing her within the Tom Cruise film Oblivion in 2013, so I’ll be giving this film an opportunity. A trailer for Right here Earlier than isn’t out there right now, however a clip from the film was launched on-line a number of months in the past. You possibly can see that right here: