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Killer-clown saga becomes a trilogy with “THE JACK IN THE BOX RISES”; trailer & poster

Tuesday, April 2, 2024 | News


The painted-face demon invades a girls’ school in his latest adventure.

4 Digital Media releases THE JACK IN THE BOX RISES to VOD/digital platforms and DVD April 9. The follow-up to 2019’s THE JACK IN THE BOX and 2022’s THE JACK IN THE BOX: AWAKENING is once again directed by Lawrence Fowler, from a script he wrote with Geoff Fowler. Nicholas Anscombe has the evil title role, and the cast also includes Isabella Colby Browne, Leona Clarke, Oli Meredith, Anna Blackburn, Jade Groves and Georgia Conlan. The synopsis: “When Raven [Browne] is sent to an all-girls boarding school, she unleashes a demon from a mysterious vintage jack-in-the-box hidden on the school grounds. Will the students make it out alive, or will the demon claim the victims it requires to remain alive?”

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).