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Paramount Pictures Debuts Poster and First Look Images for “Pet Sematary”

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 | Exclusive

By: MADDI MCGILLVRAY 

It’s certainly a great time to be a Stephen King fan. The latest addition to the King universe comes from Dennis Widmyer and Kevin Kölsch, who are reimagining King’s terrifying 1983 novel, Pet Sematary. With Halloween only a few weeks away, Paramount Pictures debuts a chilling the first look at the new Pet Sematary, which will hit theatres on April 5th, 2019. 

Based on King’s seminal horror novel, Pet Sematary follows Dr. Louis Creed (Jason Clarke), who, after relocating with his wife Rachel (Amy 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 neighbour, Jud Crandall (John Lithgow), setting off a perilous chain reaction that unleashes an unfathomable evil with horrific consequences.

We have an exciting first look at photos of the new family (and even the new Church), along with the poster. Check them out below:

Maddi McGillvray
Maddi is the Editorial Assistant at Rue Morgue Magazine. She is also a PhD student in Cinema and Media Studies at York University, where she writes extensively on the horror genre. Maddi is completing her doctoral dissertation on women working in horror. She is also currently writing book chapters titled "Fleshy Female Corporealities: The Cannibal Films of the New French Extremity" as well as "To Grandmother’s House We Go: Documenting the Aging Female Body in Found Footage Horror Films."