Ethan Hawke is a terrifyingly soft-spoken serial killer in Common Footage’ forthcoming horror flick “The Black Telephone.” The movie, which follows a younger boy as he tries to flee his kidnapper’s chilling, soundproof basement, guarantees to be one of many summer season’s scariest releases.
“The Black Telephone” is directed by Scott Derrickson, who cowrote the script with C. Robert Cargill. The movie’s crew, which was additionally accountable for the terrifying movie “Sinister,” instantly knew they wished Hawke for the position. However in an interview with Complete Movie, Derrickson stated the actor “had already instructed me that he would not play villains.” Nonetheless, he persevered. “I despatched [Hawke] the script anyway, and that evening he left me a voicemail on this menacing voice, and he stated, ‘I am gonna homicide the f*** out of you. . . . It is gonna harm actually, actually unhealthy,'” Derrickson stated. “It was a line within the script, and that was how he was letting me know he was going to do it.”
In the identical interview, Hawke defined why he joined the movie. “What Jack Nicholson did in ‘The Shining’ was that he taught the world to see his malevolent aspect, find out how to see his insanity,” he stated. “And when you do that basically effectively, audiences do not unsee it. It may be a cumbersome piece of luggage, and I feel that is what I used to be frightened of. But additionally, you recognize, there’s one thing a little bit shamanistic about my occupation, and the thought of inviting all that darkness into my life simply by no means actually felt value it earlier than.”
Forward, discover out all the pieces it is advisable learn about “The Black Telephone,” together with the solid, plot, launch date, and trailers.