Universal Pictures has released the first official trailer for its upcoming horror movie The House with a Clock in its Walls. The film is directed by Eli Roth, written by John Bellairs (novel), Eric Kripke (screenplay), and stars Jack Black, Cate Blanchett, Owen Vaccaro, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Sunny Suljic and Kyle MacLachlan. The House with a Clock in its Walls will be released to the theater on Friday, September 21st.
The magical adventure tells the spine-tingling tale of 10-year-old Lewis (Owen Vaccaro) who goes to live with his uncle in a creaky old house with a mysterious tick-tocking heart. But his new town’s sleepy façade jolts to life with a secret world of warlocks and witches when Lewis accidentally awakens the dead. Based on the beloved children’s classic written by John Bellairs and illustrated by Edward Gorey.