I feel we’re all wanting ahead to seeing Ethan Hawke break unhealthy in The Black Cellphone, significantly after the extraordinarily constructive response it acquired following its world premiere at Incredible Fest. Nicely, we’re going to have to attend a bit longer (however not an excessive amount of) as Common Photos introduced today that they’re pushing The Black Cellphone launch from January 28, 2022 to February 4, 2022.
The brand new launch date will The Black Cellphone instantly going through off in opposition to Roland Emmerich’s newest serving to of catastrophe porn, Moonfall, in addition to Jackass Perpetually, the fourth installment of the Jackass franchise. The Black Cellphone takes place in a suburban Colorado city within the Nineteen Seventies the place 5 kids have gone lacking. Finney Shaw is quickly to change into the sixth sufferer when he’s kidnapped by a serial killer (Ethan Hawke) and put within a soundproof basement. Discovering a disconnected cellphone, Shaw discovers its capacity to transmit the voices of the killer’s earlier victims, who attempt to assist him escape. Primarily based upon the brief story by Joe Hill, The Black Cellphone has been directed by Scott Derrickson, who additionally co-wrote the script alongside C. Robert Cargill.
Our personal Chris Bumbray first caught a glimpse at The Black Cellphone earlier this summer time at CinemaCon in Las Vegas. Bumbray was fairly impressed with what was on show, saying that the movie regarded badass and scary with Ethan Hawke coming throughout as completely evil. Ethan Hawke has beforehand stated that he’s all the time tried to keep away from taking part in unhealthy guys, but it surely’s clear that he’s breaking that rule in an enormous manner for The Black Cellphone. I can’t wait! Following The Black Cellphone, Ethan Hawke will subsequent be seen in Robert Eggers’ The Northman on April 8, 2022, and he’s additionally a part of the ensemble forged of Rian Johnson’s Knives Out 2.