Crib Trailer: John R. Leonetti Horror Gets December Release Date

Back in February 2020, just before the world shut down for a while, it was announced that John R. Leonetti, director of the horror films Annabelle, Wolves at the Door, Wish Upon, and The silencehad signed on to direct the folklore-inspired horror film Lullaby for Alcon Entertainment, med Game of ThronesOona Chaplin attached to star. Lullaby has since made its way through production and is now ready to be released. Deadline reports that Vertical Entertainment has acquired the North American distribution rights and will provide Lullaby a theatrical and VOD release on December 16Th.

Screenplay by Alex Greenfield and Ben Powell, Lullaby centers on a new mother who discovers a lullaby in an old book and soon considers the song a blessing. But her world turns into a nightmare when the lullaby brings forth the ancient demon Lilith.

Chaplin is joined in the cast by Ramón Rodríguez (The affair), Liane Balaban (You can live forever), Kira Guloien (Women speak), and Moni Ogunsuyi (The Umbrella Academy).

Alcon fully financed the project, with company co-founders and co-CEOs Broderick Johnson and Andrew A. Kosove producing alongside Lee Nelson and David Tish of Envision Media Arts. Alcon’s Carl Rogers and Scott Parish executive produced alongside Markus Goerg, Mikhail Nayfeld and Dick Hillenbrand of Heroes and Villains, Jeff Bowler, John Lewis and Bret Saxon of B3 Media and Mark Holder of Wonder Street.

When Lullaby was first announced, it was said that everyone involved hoped it would be “the beginning of a new horror franchise”.

What do you think about Lullaby trailer? Does this sound like a movie you need to see in December? Let us know by leaving a comment below. I haven’t always enjoyed Leonetti’s horror movies, but I’ll give this one a try.

Here is a first look picture from Lullaby:

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