'Welcome to Blumhouse: Nocturne': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about the horror film

'Nocture' arrives as one of the four initial installments of a new anthology of horror films, right in time for all your Halloween slasher cravings


                            'Welcome to Blumhouse: Nocturne': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about the horror film
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In a slate of eight horror films arriving on Prime Video courtesy Blumhouse Television and Amazon Studios, 'Nocturne' arrives as what some would label today's 'Cruel Intentions'. With talents, accolades and a dash of sibling rivalry, it might be just the slasher we need this coming Halloween season. The mystery thriller horror comes from genre-pro Jason Blum and stars Sydney Sweeney as the lead. Here's all you need to know about it –

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Release date:

'Nocturne' comes in the second set of films under 'Welcome to Blumhouse' that are premiering in 2020, on October 13, along with the fourth film 'Evil Eye'. The latter four films will launch in 2021.

Plot:

According to its official synopsis by Prime Video, "Inside the halls of an elite arts academy, a timid music student begins to outshine her more accomplished and outgoing twin sister when she discovers a mysterious notebook belonging to a recently deceased classmate." As for the program 'Welcome to Blumhouse', the synopsis reveals it will be "a program of eight unsettling, genre movies produced by Jason Blum's Blumhouse Television and Amazon Studios. Sharing the spine-tingling suspense that's a Blumhouse signature, each film presents a distinctive vision and unique perspective on common themes centered around family and love as redemptive or destructive forces."

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Sydney Sweeney attends the 2020 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on February 09, 2020 in Beverly Hills, California. (Getty Images)

Cast:

Sydney Sweeney is known for her bold portrayals in both HBO's 'Euphoria' and Hulu's 'The Handmaid’s Tale' stars as the lead. Madison Iseman from 'Jumanji: The Next Level' and 'Annabelle Comes Home', also stars alongside The Society's Jacques Colimon and Ivan Shaw, known for 'Insecure' and 'Casual'.

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Creator:

'Nocturne' is written and directed by Zu Quirke in her breakout feature debut, and executive produced by Jason Blum, Lisa Bruce, Marci Wiseman, Jeremy Gold, Matthew Myers, and Fodhla Cronin O’Reilly. This venture marks the first-ever program of Amazon Original movies on Prime Video that are thematically connected. Producer Blum, a horror maestro, is known widely for some of his finest in the genre, such as 'The Purge' and 'Paranormal Activity' franchises, along with some of television horror's finest anthologies like 'Into the Dark'. 

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Trailer:

Unfortunately, a trailer for 'Evil Eye' isn't out yet. Watch this space for more updates.

If you like this, you'll also love:

'Into the Dark'
'The Purge'
'American Horror Story'
'Paranormal Activity'
'The Terror'