The trailer for the next horror movie, Spirit Halloween: The Movie, shows a group of five kids embarking on a nighttime journey inside a Spirit Halloween store, hoping they might enjoy a night of fun against the rules once it closes. Little did the kids know that their favorite place to spend an adventurous night – inside the famous Halloween pop-up store – is the habitat of an enraged evil spirit that doesn’t seem welcoming.
The popular Halloween retailer that only appears a few months a year is replicated in great detail for the film, with three young boys challenging each other to spend a night in what appears to be a normal, everyday store. But the boys soon discover that the spooky lot the retailer took up space in was actually the site of a horrific tragedy, and something dark haunts the shelves and aisles of the beloved pop-up store. Fans of animatronic characters have come to know and love Spirit Halloween stores – including Buzzsaw, Nightcrawler and Mr. Dark – are possessed by the ghost of an “angry evil spirit”, and it’s up to the boys to find an issue. ..if they can.
Realized by david pog, Spirit Halloween: The Movie also young talents Donovan Colan, Marissa Reyes, Jaiden J. Smithand Dylan Martin Frankel. The movie is written by Billie Bates, and other cast members also include Rachel Leigh Cook, Marla Gibbs, Christopher Lloyd, and Brad Carter. Produced by Strike Back Studios, Hideout Pictures and Particular Crows (and Spirit Halloween, no less), President of Strike Back nour ahmed shared that he felt “immediately connected” to the script as it draws inspiration from some of the movies he loved as a kid, like The Goonies, Gremlinsand Monster Squad.
The family adventure movie might not seem like a bloody battle at first glance, but its genre concept is worth it. The movie will soon “own” video-on-demand this fall on October 11, a perfect kick for Halloween. But while it’s still August, you can check out the first trailer and synopsis for the film below.
“When a new Spirit Halloween store pops up in a deserted mall, three college friends who think they’ve outgrown trick or treating dare to spend the night locked inside the store on Halloween night. But they soon discover that the store is haunted by an angry evil spirit who has possessed the creepy animatronic characters.The children embark on a thrilling and spooky adventure in order to survive the night and avoid becoming possessed themselves.