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Beware the cat’s eyes in new “PET SEMATARY” poster and trailer

Thursday, February 7, 2019 | News


With the new film of Stephen King’s PET SEMATARY getting closer to release, Paramount Pictures has released an eerie new poster and a trailer that reveals a significant change from the source; see them after the jump.

Paramount releases PET SEMATARY April 5. Directed by STARRY EYES’ Kevin Kölsch and Dennis Widmyer from a script by Jeff Buhler (THE PRODIGY), it stars Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz, John Lithgow, Jeté Laurence and Hugo and Lucas Lavoie. The synopsis: PET SEMATARY follows Dr. Louis Creed [Clarke], who, after relocating with his wife Rachel [Seimetz] and their two young children from Boston to rural Maine, discovers a mysterious burial ground hidden deep in the woods near the family’s new home. When tragedy strikes, Louis turns to his unusual neighbor, Jud Crandall [Lithgow], setting off a perilous chain reaction that unleashes an unfathomable evil with horrific consequences.”

Michael Gingold
Michael Gingold (RUE MORGUE's Head Writer) has been covering the world of horror cinema for over three decades, and in addition to his work for RUE MORGUE, he has been a longtime writer and editor for FANGORIA magazine and its website. He has also written for BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH, SCREAM,, TIME OUT, DELIRIUM, MOVIEMAKER and others. He is the author of the AD NAUSEAM books (1984 Publishing) and THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO MONSTER MOVIES (FAB Press), and he has contributed documentaries, featurettes and liner notes to numerous Blu-rays, including the award-winning feature-length doc TWISTED TALE: THE UNMAKING OF "SPOOKIES" (Vinegar Syndrome).