Lionsgate has unveiled the ultimate trailer for the horror comedy The Blackening, which is getting a theatrical launch in June

Lionsgate shall be giving director Tim Story’s horror comedy The Blackening a theatrical launch on June 16th – which occurs to be Juneteenth weekend, so it’s the proper date for a film that’s mentioned to happen throughout a Juneteenth weekend getaway. Now that we’re a month out from the discharge, the ultimate trailer for the movie has been unveiled, and you’ll test it out within the embed above.

Story directed The Blackening from a screenplay by Tracy Oliver and Dewayne Perkins. Impressed by a Perkins-scripted 3Peat comedy sketch that aired on Comedy Central in 2018, the movie is about a gaggle of Black pals who go away for the weekend solely to search out themselves trapped in a cabin with a killer who forces them to play a recreation with life-or-death penalties. The thought asks an affordable query: since it appears that evidently Black characters are normally the earliest victims in horror movies, what occurs when all of the characters are Black?

Perkins (The Upshaws) stars within the movie alongside Antoinette Robertson (Pricey White Folks), Sinqua Partitions (Shark Night time), Grace Byers (Empire), X Mayo (The Farewell), Melvin Gregg (The Approach Again), Jermaine Fowler (The Drop), Yvonne Orji (Insecure), Jay Pharoah (Unsane), and James Preston Rogers (Pixels).

Lionsgate’s Jason Constantine has mentioned that The Blackening is “a wildly entertaining horror film that delivers jump-out-of-your-seat scares whereas additionally hilariously subverting the style.” Story and Oliver produced the movie with Marcei A. Brown, Jason Clark, E. Brian Dobbins, and Sharla Sumpter Bridgett. Perkins co-produced, and Vicky Story is affiliate producer.

Story’s earlier directing credit embody Barbershop, Taxi, Implausible 4, Implausible 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer, Hurricane Season, Suppose Like a Man, Journey Alongside, Suppose Like a Man Too, Journey Alongside 2, Shaft, and Tom & Jerry.

What did you consider the ultimate trailer for The Blackening? Will you be watching this film when it reaches the large display subsequent month? Tell us by leaving a remark under.

The Blackening appears like enjoyable to me. I in all probability received’t make it out to the theatre, however I’ll undoubtedly be watching it sooner or later down the road.

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