Netflix Announces Premiere Date For ‘Nightbooks’ From The Director Of ‘Brightburn’ And Producer Sam Raimi

August 20, 2021

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Netflix has now announced the premiere date and released the haunting new trailer for Brightburn director David Yarovesky’s spooky feature adaptation, Nightbooks, inspired by the novel by J.A. White.

In the film, “Alex (Winslow Fegley) is a creative boy with a strong passion for writing scary stories. But when he’s labeled weird and rejected for what he likes, he swears he’ll never write again. That’s when an evil witch (Krysten Ritter), captures him in her magical apartment in New York City and demands that he tell her a new tale every night if he wants to stay alive. Trapped inside with Lenore, the witch’s spiteful cat watching his every move, Amnlex meets Yasmin (Lidya Jewett), another young prisoner who has learned how to survive the witch’s wicked whims. With Yasmin’s help, Alex must learn to embrace what makes him unique – his love for scary stories – and rewrite his own destiny to break them free.”
Sam Raimi, Romel Adam, and Mason Novick produce with  Michelle Knudsen producing alongside Rob Tapert, and Jeanette Volturno serving as executive producers.
Nightbooks makes its Netflix premiere on September 15, 2021. Check out the haunting new trailer.

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