Ishana Night Shyamalan Makes Feature Debut With ‘The Watchers’

Ishana Shyamalan

December 12, 2023

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Mark your calendars, horror fans! Ishana Night Shyamalan, daughter of the renowned filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan, is set to make her feature directorial debut with the highly anticipated horror film “The Watchers” next year.

Starring Academy Award nominee Dakota Fanning, the film follows Mina, a 28-year-old artist who finds herself inexplicably stranded in a vast, untouched forest in western Ireland. Seeking shelter, she stumbles upon a group of strangers who are forced to confront a terrifying reality: they are being watched and stalked by unseen creatures each night.

Based on the gripping novel of the same name by A.M. Shine, The Watchers promises a suspenseful and chilling experience. The involvement of Shyamalan, a name synonymous with suspense and unexpected twists, will further amplify it.

Joining Fanning on screen is an impressive ensemble cast, including Olwen Fouéré, Kya Brame, Alistair Brammer, Anthony Morris, M. Night Shyamalan himself, Georgina Campbell, Ashwin Rajan, Ishana Night Shyamalan, and Siobhan Hewlett.

Don’t miss The Watchers when it premieres in theaters nationwide on Friday, June 7, 2024. Get ready to be captivated by this chilling tale of survival and the unknown!

There’s a Netflix series titled “The Watcher” that shouldn’t be missed. But don’t get the two confused. The series tells the true story-inspired tale of a couple who receives creepy letters after moving into a new home.

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