When Tom Cruise’s THE MUMMY was released and did so poorly on so many levels the chance at any kind of continuation of the Universal Dark Universe pretty much had every nail in the coffin that it could.
Then Blumhouse got involved and started doing smaller reboots on properties featuring their legendary monsters, starting with The Invisible Man, written and directed by Leigh Whannell, the scribe behind SAW and INSIDIOUS.
The plot of the film is as follows.
“Trapped in a violent, controlling relationship with a wealthy and brilliant scientist, Cecilia Kass (Moss) escapes in the dead of night and disappears into hiding, aided by her sister (Harriet Dyer), their childhood friend (Aldis Hodge) and his teenage daughter (Storm Reid).”
“But when Cecilia’s abusive ex (Oliver Jackson-Cohen) commits suicide and leaves her a generous portion of his vast fortune, Cecilia suspects his death was a hoax. As a series of eerie coincidences turns lethal, threatening the lives of those she loves, Cecilia’s sanity begins to unravel as she desperately tries to prove that she is being hunted by someone nobody can see.“
Whannell also said that he wanted to make something a little more realistic.
“I wanted to kind of… make something that was really modern, really grounded, or as grounded as you can be when you’re dealing with a film called The Invisible Man. Just something that was really tense and scary in a way The Invisible Man hasn’t been before.”
Check out the trailer below!
The Invisible Man hits theaters on February 28, 2020.
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