The spookiest time of the year is right around the corner, and with it comes a new look at “Spirit Halloween: The Movie,” an upcoming film based on the ubiquitous pop-up costume shop.
The new trailer tells of a group of boys, played by Donovan Colan, Dylan Martin Frankel and Jaiden J. Smith, who decide to spend a night in an abandoned Spirit Halloween store, only to find that its products and animatronic creatures have come to life. . and proceeded to haunt them. The boys, along with Kate, played by Marissa Reyes, must work to defeat the spirit trapped inside the store before midnight, or it will possess one of them for all eternity.
“Spirit Halloween: The Movie” stars Christopher Lloyd as Alec Windsor, a deceased man whose spirit possesses everything in the abandoned store and terrorizes the group of children. Rachael Leigh Cook also stars as one of the boys’ mothers, Sue, who remarried after her husband’s recent death.
The film’s trailer premiered at the Spirit Halloween flagship store opening on July 30 before debuting online, with Colan, Frankel and Smith making appearances at the event. David Poag directed the film from a script by Billie Bates. Hideout Pictures, Strike Back Studios, Particular Crowd and Film Mode Entertainment produced the film. The film was shot primarily in the lot of an abandoned Toys R Us location in Georgia, and production ran from late 2019 to November 2021.
The film will premiere on October 11 on demand. Watch the full trailer below.
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