'You Should Have Left': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and everything else about the Kevin Bacon horror

'You Should Have Left', the upcoming Blumhouse Production film starring Kevin Bacon and Amanda Seyfried, is a psychological horror film

                            'You Should Have Left': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and everything else about the Kevin Bacon horror
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'You Should Have Left' is an upcoming American psychological horror film that will be produced by Jason Blum will under his Blumhouse Productions banner along with Kevin Bacon and Dean O'Toole. The film is based on a book by author Daniel Kehlmann. 

Release date: 

The film will release on June 19 on demand everywhere. 


The film based on the 2017 novella of the same name is about a family who rents an Airbnb to spend their vacation together. The father, who is also the narrator is a screenplay writer and his wife Susanna along with his daughter begins their vacation on a positive note. However, once the narrator begins to work on the sequel to one of his works, he has disagreements with his wife and strange things begin to occur around the family in the house itself. 


Kevin Bacon

Kevin Bacon plays the role of Theo (narrator) in the film. He is the one who gets trapped in the vacation house along with his family. However, he tries his best to get his wife and child out of the house before they experience the same horror that he has. 

Amanda Seyfried as Susanna

Amanda Seyfried stars as Susanna in the film. She recently wrapped production on David Fincher’s film, 'Mank', for Netflix. In this film, Seyfried will play the role of the narrator's wife. After this, she will next star in Amy Koppelman’s indie, 'A Mouthful of Air' alongside Finn Wittrock, Paul Giamatti, Amy Irving, and Jennifer Carpenter. 

Avery Essex as Ella

Essex is an American who began her career at the age of six when she landed a spate of nationally aired commercials. In 2019, she co-starred on the hit television show 'Modern Family', playing young Claire Dunphy. Her role as Ella, opposite Kevin Bacon and Amanda Seyfried, in 'You Should Have Left' is Essex’s first appearance on the big screen.


The film is directed by David Koepp who is also a celebrated screenwriter and the directorial projects that he is well-known for include 'The Trigger Effect' (1996), 'Stir of Echoes '(1999), 'Secret Window' (2004), 'Ghost Town' (2008) and 'Premium Rush' (2012). 


The trailer of this film depends on shadow play, jump scares, and unexplainable events that happen in an estate house in the countryside. For instance, on her first night in the house, little girl Ella is seen playing around, forming shadows on the wall when she sees a strange, human-like shadow pass by. Then, the father and daughter realize that something is wrong with one of their rooms. It seems bigger in the inside than the outside. And finally, someone continues to write 'You should leave' or variations of the same in the father's journal. 


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