The first one The Boogeyman trailer for the movie adaptation of Stephen King’s short story was released during today’s NFC championship game. It is scheduled to release on June 2, 2023, exclusively in theaters nationwide.
“High school student Sadie Harper and her younger sister Sawyer are devastated by the recent death of their mother and don’t have much support from their father, Will, a therapist who deals in his own pain,” reads the synopsis. “When a desperate patient unexpectedly shows up at their house to ask for help, he leaves behind a terrifying supernatural entity that preys on families and feeds off the suffering of its victims.”
See the first one The Boogeyman trailer below:
The film adaptation is a 21 Laps production. It was produced by Shawn Levy, Dan Levin, and Dan Cohen. Beck and Woods, who have been attached to the project since 2018, serve as executive producers.
The Boogeyman the film stars Sophie Thatcher (Yellowjackets), Chris Messina (Birds of Prey), Vivien Lyra Blair (Obi-Wan Kenobi), Marin Ireland (The Umbrella Academy), Madison Hu (Bizaardvark), LisaGay Hamilton (Vice), and David Dastmalchian (Dune).
First published in a 1973 issue of Cavalier magazine, The Boogeyman begins with a man recalling recent events in his life to his psychiatrist Dr. Harper after the death of his children, who were killed by a creature hiding in the closet. The short story was later released in 1978 as part of King’s Night Shift collection.