Universal Pictures just released a new trailer for the 2019 remake of Black Christmas. The holiday horror film is based on the 1974 thriller directed by Bob Clark (A Christmas Story) from a screenplay by Roy Moore. Sophia Takal (Green, Always Shine) directed the 2019 version and co-wrote the screenplay with April Wolfe.
The cast of the twisted holiday movie includes Imogen Poots (Green Room), Aleyse Shannon (Charmed), Lily Donoghue (Jane the Virgin), and Brittany O’Grady (Star). Caleb Eberhardt (Mozart in the Jungle), Simon Mead (Same But Different: A True New Zealand Love Story), and Cary Elwes (Stranger Things) also star in the 2019 version.
Jason Blum for Blumhouse Productions and Ben Cosgrove and Adam Hendricks for Divide/Conquer produced. Couper Samuelson, Jeanette Volturno, Greg Gilreath, and Zac Locke executive produced. The behind-the-scenes team includes director of photography Mark Schwartzbard, art director Jo Schwarz, and casting directors Sarah Domeier Lindo and Terri Taylor.
Universal Pictures has set a December 13, 2019 theatrical release date.
The Black Christmas Plot:
“Just in time for the holidays comes a timely take on a cult horror classic as a campus killer comes to face a formidable group of friends in sisterhood.
Hawthorne College is quieting down for the holidays. But as Riley Stone (Poots) and her Mu Kappa Epsilon sisters-athlete Marty (Donoghue), rebel Kris (Shannon), and foodie Jesse (O’Grady)-prepare to deck the halls with a series of seasonal parties, a black-masked stalker begins killing sorority women one by one.
As the body count rises, Riley and her squad start to question whether they can trust any man, including Marty’s beta-male boyfriend, Nate (Mead), Riley’s new crush Landon (Eberhardt) or even esteemed classics instructor Professor Gelson (Elwes).
Whoever the killer is, he’s about to discover that this generation’s young women aren’t about to be anybody’s victims.”