Paramount+ has unveiled the first poster and premiere date for horror movie Pet Sematary: Bloodlines, based on the 17th book published by Stephen King; his 14th novel, and the tenth novel under his own name, he has called it one of his darkest novels.
The film follows a young Jud Crandall in 1969, who has dreams of leaving his hometown behind but soon discovers sinister secrets buried within and is forced to confront a dark family history that will forever keep him connected to the town. Banding together, Jud and his childhood friends must fight an ancient evil that has gripped Ludlow since its founding and, once unearthed, has the power to destroy everything in its path.
The film stars Jackson White (Tell Me Lies), Forrest Goodluck (The Revenant), Jack Mulhern (Mare of Easttown), Henry Thomas (The Fall of the House of Usher), Natalie Alyn Lind (The Goldbergs) and Isabella Star LaBlanc (True Detective: Night Country), with Pam Grier and David Duchovny also featuring. Pet Sematary: Bloodlines is directed by Beer and penned by Beer and Jeff Buhler. Producers are Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Mark Vahradian.
Pet Sematary will feature in the Paramount+ Peak Screaming collection that curates horror movies and Halloween episodes from TV series. It will launch October 6 in the U.S., Canada, Latin America and Brazil, and the following day in other international markets.