PREVIEW: Fear Street Part 2: 1978 (18)

WHO’S IN IT?

Sadie Sink (The Glass Castle), Emily Rudd (film debut), Ryan Simpkins (Brigsby Bear), McCabe Slye (Destroyer), Ted Sutherland (Dovid Meyer), Gillian Jacobs (Life of the Party), Kiana Madeira (Giant Little Ones), Jordana Spiro (Trespass), Chiara Aurelia (Back Roads), Jordyn DiNatale (The Irishman), Drew Scheid (Halloween)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Leigh Janiak (Honeymoon), director, writer; Zak Olkewicz (film debut), writer; Peter Chernin (War for the Planet of the Apes) and David Ready (Red Sparrow), producers; Marco Beltrami (A Quiet Place Part 2) and Brandon Roberts (Chaos Walking), composers; Caleb Heymann (As You Are), cinematographer; Rachel Goodlett Katz (Familiar Strangers), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In 1978, Camp Nightwing is divided by the campers and counsellors from the prosperous town of Sunnyvale, and the other campers and staff from the downtrodden town of Shadyside. However, when an evil from both towns’ shared history come alive, everyone must come together to solve the terrifying mystery before it’s too late…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

The second part of director Leigh Janiak’s trilogy of R.L. Stine adaptations shift the focus back to the late 70s for a scary and chilling throwback to classic slasher movies like Friday the 13th, and adds further backstory to some of the horrors introduced in last week’s entry while also setting itself up for the grand finale next week.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 9TH JULY 2021

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

STREAMING EXCLUSIVELY ON NETFLIX

 

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