Hawke-Led “Black Phone” Delayed To June
Blumhouse Productions and Universal Pictures have pushed back the Ethan Hawke-led horror feature “The Black Phone” by nearly half a year.
Directed by Scott Derrickson (“Sinister,” “Doctor Strange”), the film was originally slated for release on February 4th. Today comes word it has now been pushed back to a June 24th Summer release slot.
The film follows a thirteen-year-old boy named Finney Shaw (Mason Thames) who is kidnapped by a killer (Hawke) and taken to a soundproof basement where no one can hear his screams.
A disconnected phone on the wall begins to ring, Finney discovers that he can hear the voices of the killer’s previous victims with the dead determined to make sure that what happened to them doesn’t happen to Finney.
Jason Blum, C. Robert Cargill, Joe Hill, Christopher H. Warner and Ryan Turek executive produce.