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First photos, poster, release news: “PET SEMATARY: BLOODLINES”

Tuesday, July 18, 2023 | News


The prequel takes us back to the earlier days of Stephen King’s creation.

Paramount+ has announced that it will premiere PET SEMATARY: BLOODLINES Friday, October 6 exclusively on Paramount+ in the U.S., Canada, Latin America and Brazil, and Saturday, October 7 in all other Paramount+ international markets. It will be part of the Paramount+ Peak Screaming collection featuring fan-favorite horror movies and iconic Halloween episodes from beloved series. Directed by Lindsey Anderson Beer from a script by Beer and the previous SEMATARY’s Jeff Buhler, it stars Jackson White, Forrest Goodluck, Isabella Star LaBlanc, Natalie Alyn Lind, Jack Mulhern, THE X FILES’ David Duchovny, King screen veterans Henry Thomas (DOCTOR SLEEP) and Samantha Mathis (SALEM’S LOT 2004, UNDER THE DOME), and the legendary Pam Grier. The synopsis: “In 1969, a young Jud Crandall [White] has dreams of leaving his hometown of Ludlow, Maine behind, but soon discovers sinister secrets buried within and is forced to confront a dark family history that will forever keep him connected to Ludlow. Banding together, Jud and his childhood friends must fight an ancient evil that has gripped Ludlow since its founding, and once unearthed has the power to destroy everything in its path.”

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).