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The Black Phone Movie Delayed: Now Release In June 2022! Confirmed.


Releases such as A Quiet Place Part 2 and Halloween Kills kept horror enthusiasts satisfied in 2021. The Black Phone, a supernatural abduction film directed by Scott Derrickson, is one of the most anticipated horror movies of the year in 2022. The release date of February 4, 2022, has been moved back to June 24, 2022, by Universal Pictures and Blumhouse Productions.

An adaptation of Joe Hill’s Black Phone, a 2004 short film, is the inspiration for this film. Hawke apparently disregarded his “no villain” rule to play “The Grabber,” a serial murderer with a heavy reputation comparable to other horror icons like Pennywise. Ethan Hawke previously appeared in Derrickson’s 2013 thriller Sinister. Mason Thames portrays Finney, Madeleine McGraw portrays Finney’s sister Gwen, and James Ransone portrays Max, a Derrickson regular.

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Delaying the release may be a way to avoid an overcrowded weekend, since the picture was originally scheduled to open alongside Moonfall and Jackass Forever on February 4. For the month of September, Sony Pictures’ version of Uncharted starring Tom Holland and 20th Century Studios’ Death of the Nile finally arrive. In spite of significant releases like Jurassic World: Dominion and Pixar’s Lightyear in June, the month appears to be unexpectedly quiet, with the only other major release on June 24 being Warner Brothers’ Elvis starring Austin Butler and Tom Hanks and directed by Chris Columbus.

With 11 reviews, The Black Phone has a 100% fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes, despite the fact that the film won’t be released in theatres until next year. Prior to directing Doctor Strange, Derrickson had a string of successful horror films, including The Exorcism of Emily Rose and Sinister. All indications point to this horror film being another hit for the director based on the current critical reception and the scary trailer.

After being delayed, The Black Phone will now be released in theatres on June 24, 2022. You can view the trailer for the film, which was first published in October, below.

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The role of Ethan Hawke in the film has already been established. After all, his name appears on the poster. According to legend, he enjoys donning scary masks and teasing his victims with tales of his former victims and his own youth. The film’s director was able to persuade Hawke to break his own rule of never portraying villains. Hawke’s position as a second villain in the forthcoming Disney+ series Moon Knight may have been influenced by their talk. In addition, this would be the actor’s third horror film appearance, following The Purge, Sinister, and Daybreakers.

Mason Thames, best known for his work on Apple TV’s For All Mankind and a tiny role on the CW’s Walker, will play Finney. Max is the name of the character played by James Ransone. Those who saw him in IT: Chapter 2 and Sinister may remember him as Eddie Kaspbrak, the grown-up version of the character. Actor Jeremy Davies (Lost, Justified) has been cast as Finney and Gwen’s father in the supporting role. The casting of a Davies-caliber actor in such a position suggests that the picture has some significance. His performance as an emotionally distraught parent is certain to be memorable. Another key figure is Madeleine McGraw, who is portraying Finney’s sister Gwen. The young actress has previously been in a number of high-profile films, contributing her voice to Toy Story 4, Cars 3, and The Mitchells vs. The Machines, as well as a few more small roles.

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The Plot of The Black Phone?

Following Finney Shaw, a shy yet intelligent 13-year-old kid, “The Black Phone” explores his world. A nasty killer kidnaps him and confines him to a soundproof basement. A phone on the wall that has been unplugged rings, and Finney realizes that he can hear the voices of the killer’s previous victims, who are eager to help him avoid the same fate.

Adaptations of Joe Hill’s work are nothing new for the author, who wrote the original source material. Daniel Radcliffe starred in the cinematic adaptation of “Horns,” his second novel, while AMC adapted “NOS4A2,” his third novel, into a television series. “Locke & Key,” his long-running comic book series, is a hugely popular Netflix original, with the third season ordered before the second had even aired!

“The Black Phone” novella aficionados can be assured that the film adaptation will be as horrifying as the original. As far as we’re concerned, Hill would have no problem with this arrangement.


  • Rating: R (Violence|Bloody Images|Some Drug Use|Language)
  • Genre: Horror, Mystery & Thriller
  • Original Language: English
  • Director:Scott Derrickson
  • Producer: Jason Blum, Scott Derrickson, C. Robśrt Cargill
  • Writer: Scott Derrickson, C. Robert Cargill, C. Robert Cargill
  • Release Date (Theaters): Wide
  • Runtime:
  • Distributor: Paramount Pictures
  • Aspect Ratio: Scope (2.35:1)

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