The follow up to 2014’s OUIJA is here in a timely period piece to explain the origins of the toy your parents love to hate. The very talented Mike Flanagan will direct OUIJA: ORIGIN OF EVIL which will hit theaters this October. The studio has released the first trailer this past week and we have it for you to see ICYMI. The film follows a family of palm readers whose flim flam of a practice takes a step in an evil direction when a new device is brought into the house. Enjoy the trailer and one sheet and look for more updates as we get closer to the release of OUIJA: ORIGIN OF EVIL on October 21st.
It was never just a game. Inviting audiences again into the lore of the spirit board, Ouija: Origin of Evil tells a terrifying new tale as the follow-up to 2014’s sleeper hit that opened at number one. In 1965 Los Angeles, a widowed mother and her two daughters add a new stunt to bolster their séance scam business and unwittingly invite authentic evil into their home. When the youngest daughter is overtaken by the merciless spirit, this small family confronts unthinkable fears to save her and send her possessor back to the other side.
Ouija: Origin of Evil is produced by Platinum Dunes partners Michael Bay, Brad Fuller and Andrew Form (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The Purge series, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), Blumhouse Productions’ Jason Blum (The Purge and Insidious series), alongside Hasbro’s Brian Goldner (Transformers and G.I. Joe series) and Stephen Davis (Ouija). Mike Flanagan directs from a screenplay he wrote with his Oculus and Before I Wake collaborator, Jeff Howard, and Universal will distribute the film worldwide.
OUIJA: ORIGIN OF EVIL is directed by Mike Flanagan and stars Henry Thomas, Elizabeth Reaser, Doug Jones, Parker Mack, Sam Anderson, Kate Siegel, Annalise Basso and Lulu Wilson.