Get Wrapped Up in the Trailer for ‘Vicious’ Starring Dakota Fanning

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March 4, 2024

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Paramount Pictures has acquired the upcoming horror film Vicious, starring Dakota Fanning and helmed by director Bryan Bertino. This unsettling tale promises to send shivers down audiences’ spines with its unique premise and talented team.

A Gift That Turns Deadly

Fanning portrays a young woman who receives a peculiar gift from a late-night visitor. However, the seemingly harmless gift quickly transforms into a source of unimaginable horror. She soon realizes that she’s entangled in a fight for her life, trapped within a chilling and dangerous “rabbit hole” hidden within the gift.

A Master of Suspense Behind the Camera

Director Bryan Bertino, known for his acclaimed horror films The Dark and the Wicked and the slasher The Strangers, brings his expertise in crafting suspenseful and unsettling narratives to Vicious. His experience in the genre promises to create a genuinely gripping and terrifying experience for viewers.

Dakota Fanning

Beyond Vicious, Dakota Fanning boasts a diverse and exciting upcoming filmography. Fanning will soon be seen in the Netflix series “Ripley” alongside Andrew Scott, a project from renowned creator Steven Zallian. She has wrapped production on the supernatural thriller The Watchers (pictured).

A Summer 2025 Release

Mark your calendars! Vicious is set to hit theaters nationwide on August 8th, 2025, distributed by Paramount Pictures. While you wait, be sure to check out The Watchers, whose trailer you can find below. Learn more about the film here.



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