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Teaser trailers and posters introduce you to British “GHOST STORIES,” with Martin Freeman

Monday, October 30, 2017 | News

By MICHAEL GINGOLD

Actor Martin Freeman, from Edgar Wright’s Cornetto Trilogy, TV’s SHERLOCK, the HOBBIT films et al., is part of the cast of the supernatural chiller GHOST STORIES, coming next year from IFC Films under the IFC Midnight banner. Jump past the jump to check out three IFC teaser trailers and a quartet of character posters tied to the British release.

GHOST STORIES is undated for the U.S., and will see release in Britain April 13, 2018. Andy Nyman (who also stars as Professor Goodman) and Jeremy Dyson wrote and directed based on their play, and the cast additionally includes Paul Whitehouse, Alex Lawther, Jill Halfpenny, Nicholas Burns, Kobna Holdbrook-Smith and Daniel Hill. The synopsis: “Professor Goodman, a psychologist and skeptic, who has his rationality tested when he stumbles across a long-lost file containing details of three terrifying hauntings. He then embarks on a mission to find rational explanations for the ghostly happenings.”

Michael Gingold
Michael Gingold (RUE MORGUE's Head Writer) has been covering the world of horror cinema for over three decades, and spent 28 years as a writer and editor for FANGORIA magazine and its website. In addition to RUE MORGUE, he currently writes for BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH, SCREAM, IndieWire.com, TIME OUT, DELIRIUM and others. His book THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO MONSTER MOVIES (FAB Press) is out this fall, and he has contributed liner notes and featurettes to a number of Blu-ray and DVD releases. Among his screenplay credits are SHADOW: DEAD RIOT and LEECHES!, and he is currently working on THE DOLL with director Dante Tomaselli.
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