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Sweet (and Spooky) Trailer…The Woman In Black

From director James Watkins (Eden Lake) and screenwriter Jane Goldman (Kick-Ass, X-Men: First Class) comes the adaptation of Susan Hills’ atmospheric novel The Woman in Black which follows young lawyer Arthur Kipps (Daniel Radcliffe) as he travels to a remote village to organize a recently deceased client’s papers. But an evil presence lurks and there he encounters the ghost of a scorned woman set on vengeance. It’s got just the right mix of creepy settings and boo scares so have a look at this shorter but still effective trailer…

Radcliffe will be starring alongside the likes of Ciarán Hinds, Janet McTeer, Roger Allam and The Woman in Black has been slated for a release date of February 3rd 2012. Mrs. Go,See,Talk saw a 2 man rendition of this in London and was blown away so it just goes to show you don’t need a lot to make a story effective. Here’s hoping that Radcliffe and the Watkins/Goldman combo will bring us some eerie chills despite the PG-13 rating. What do you think? Does this look like something worth seeing? Has anyone read Susan Hills’ novel??


  • Andrew

    Hey, I’m way on board for this, if only out of a burning curiosity to see what happens to Radcliffe post-Potter. That said the trailer looks affectingly spooky, which I appreciate– we don’t get a lot of horror movies based so much in atmosphere these days, and this seems entrenched in it.

    • MarcC

      True, here’s hoping Radcliffe is able to break free of that singular role as I think he’s got more to offer. Not knocking the achievements of Mark Hamill but he was kind of cursed by the success of that franchise and I hope Radcliffe doesn’t become hindered by such a singular and iconic role. The trailer just works watching it a few more times I’m even more excited to see this. Glad to see I’m not the only one…

      • Andrew

        The good news at the moment is that this is apparently solid. Not amazing, not as good as, say, The Innkeepers, but worth a ticket.

  • Duncan

    Definitely looks spooky, it’s a very good trailer. I’m curious to see how Radcliffe does as well, always thought his acting was a bit wooden in the Potter films, although he did improve in the last few.

    • MarcC

      Glad to see more and more people excited for this. Also glad to see that although he’s the lead Radcliffe won’t have to carry this by himself…all those spooky visuals should do a majority of the heavy lifting. Between this and The Awakening I’m looking forward to a few good scares early next year.

  • Binxy

    Everyone does know Daniel has been in plenty of things post Potter? Broadway among them. He’s a broad talent that deserves much more than the brand of the boy who lived. He’s thriving and I think his future is bright and promising.
    That aside, this is the EXACT type of movie I avoid like the plague. It’s going to be the horror movie that does it right so I won’t be sleeping for weeks. My husband is a horror junkie and I love Daniel….I don’t think I’m getting out of this one…

    • Anonymous

      I know the boy who lived will find success post-Potter and this is a step in that direction. He does descent with very little material and think this will impress a lot of naysayers as well as those looking for a good scare.