Actor Dakota Fanning is all ready to star in The Watchers. It’s the upcoming thriller which marks the directorial debut of Ishana Night Shyamalan, daughter of filmmaker M Night Shyamalan.
Ishana, who recently served as writer and director on the critically-acclaimed Apple TV series Servant. Also, her father had shown it. Also, he has adapted the film from author A M Shine’s novel of the same name. According to The Hollywood Reporter.
In The Watchers, Fanning will essay the role of Mina, a 28-year-old artist. She gets stranded in an expansive, untouched forest in western Ireland. “When Mina finds shelter, she unknowingly becomes trapped alongside three strangers. Where a mysterious creature watched and stalked each night,” the official logline read.
M Night Shyamalan and Ashwin Rajan are on board to produce the film through Blinding Edge Pictures. Nimitt Mankad with Inimitable Pictures will also serve as a producer. Also, Jo Homewood is an executive producer.
Ishana Night Shyamalan to make directorial debut with The Watchers
Ishana Night Shyamalan is already ready to direct her debut The Watchers. It’s an adaptation of AM Shine’s novel of the same name. New Line Cinema acquired the film after a very demanding bid. The Watchers will come to hit theatres on June 7, 2024. The filming for the project, we can expect to begin sometime later this year.
The Watchers is a horror adventure novel in the remote forests of Galway. Mysterious creatures in the forest house humans as pets. Mina, a young woman, escapes from the mysterious creatures when her car breaks down near the forest. She remains inside a concrete bunker with other people that the creatures kept in observation after she escapes them. The rest of the story revolves around how they figure out the identity of the watchers (mysterious creatures) and why they keep humans inside a cage.
What will The Watchers be about?
The plot portrays the story of Mina. She is an artist who becomes stranded in a forest in the west of Ireland. When she finds shelter, she unknowingly trapped herself alongside three strangers stalked by mysterious creatures. THR and Film Updates published the synopsis.
When will The Watchers be released?
The Watchers will hit the big screen in the middle of next year. So, makers scheduled it for release on June 7, 2024. It is not yet known if after spending a long time in theatres. Also, it will debut on a streaming platform. People expected to be announced closer to the date if any service has secured the rights.
The Watcher season 2 latest updates
Although it is great news that the makers confirmed The Watcher season 2 is under the works. The exact release date for the upcoming season has yet to be announced by the streaming giant. However, we still may be able to offer you a prediction as to when we might see the new episodes of the suspenseful drama.
According to IMDb, season 1 took six months to film and then was released seven months later. Also, we expect a similar time frame of production for season 2. Given that the series began as a limited series, season 2 has yet to be written for the o film
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