'Demonic': Release date, spoilers, plot and all about Neill Blomkamp's sci-fi horror flick

'Demonic' sees Neil Blomkamp directing a feature film after a long gap of 6 years


                            'Demonic': Release date, spoilers, plot and all about Neill Blomkamp's sci-fi horror flick
Nathalie Boltt as Angela in 'Demonic' (IFC Midnight)

After taking a break of six long years, Neill Blomkamp is set to don the director’s hat for the upcoming horror movie ‘Demonic’. Blomkamp’s last feature film as director was ‘Chappie’ in 2005, which starred Hugh Jackman, Sigourney Weaver, and Dev Patel in pivotal roles.

However, this time he has changed his part a bit. From making sci-fi movies like ‘Elysium’ and ‘District 9’, Blomkamp is not turning toward the horror genre. His upcoming movie, titled ‘Demonic’, revolves around a young woman who unleashes terrifying demons when supernatural forces at the root of a decades-old rift between mother and daughter are ruthlessly revealed.

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Blomkamp has perfectly kept everything in wraps, not much information is known about the movie as he wants the viewers to enjoy the thrills when they sit to watch the movie. It is one of those movies that’ll make you feel uncomfortable with its eeriness. ‘Hereditary’, ‘The Babadook’ and ‘The Conjuring’ are some of the films that have managed to enthrall viewers with their magnificent horror content.

Will this movie be able to match that level? It certainly has the potential to do so. Here’s everything we know about the movie.

A still from the movie 'Demonic' (IFC Films)

 

Release date and how to watch

The upcoming horror movie is scheduled to hit theatres in the US on Friday, August 20. On the other hand, it will be available on video-on-demand a week later on August 27, 2021.

Plot

“A young woman unleashes terrifying demons when supernatural forces at the root of a decades-old rift between mother and daughter are ruthlessly revealed.” Apart from being a horror movie, the movie will also have a sci-fi element attached to it. Blomkamp is famous for making sci-fi films like ‘District 9’, ‘Elysium’ and ‘Chappie’. 

Cast

Carly Pope will be playing the role of Carly in the movie while Chris William Martin will be portraying the character of her old friend Martin. Pope has been a part of the industry since 1998 and has worked in numerous blockbuster projects. She has been a part of ventures like ‘The Collector’, ‘24’, ‘Suits’, ‘Arrow’ and ‘The Good Doctor’.



 

 

Meanwhile, Nathalie Bolt will portray Angela, Carly’s mother. Other actors to appear in the movie include Michael J. Rogers (Michael), Daniel (Terry Chan), and Kandyse McClure (Sam).

Creators

Apart from being directing the project, Neil Blomkamp has also written the story for the upcoming horror movie. Meanwhile, Neil, Mike Blomkamp, Stuart Ford, and Linda McDonough serve as producers on the movie.

Director Neill Blomkamp attends the "Chappie" Cast Photo Call at Crosby Street Hotel on February 10, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

 

Trailer

The trailer is filled with spooky moments that will surely make all the horror enthusiasts excited. The main character of the movie has been estranged from her mother and during the course of the movie, she gets reunited with her. However, everything starts to go upside down when she gets to know about a terrifying back story that she was never aware of.

You can watch the trailer here.



 

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