M. Night Shyamalan Brings Queer Horror Thriller To Theaters Starring Dave Bautista
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What would you do if while on vacation four strangers knocked on your door and told you an apocalypse is coming? They then said only you and your family have the power to stop said apocalypse. The catch? Someone in your family has to die.
"Save your family or save humanity. Make the choice." What would you do? Well, that is the premise of the latest movie from Universal Pictures called "Knock at the Cabin" directed by M. Night Shyamalan.
"Knock At the Cabin" is based on the 2018 novel "The Cabin at the End of the World" by Paul Tremblay. The novel went on to win the Horror Writers Association's Bram Stoker Award for Novel in 2019. Horror legend Stephen King was also quoted as saying the novel was "thought provoking and terrifying".
"Knock at the Cabin," stars openly gay actors Jonathan Groff (Glee, Looking, Mindhunter, and Frozen) and Ben Aldridge (Spoiler Alert and Pennyworth) as the two openly gay characters named Eric and Andrew who are married.
The movie also stars Dave Bautista, Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley), Abby Quinn, and Nikki Amuka Bird. It was Bautista's performance in "Blade Runner 2049," that made Shyamalan want to have Bautista as one of the starring roles in the film.
The thing that makes this film so unique, is not only is this M. Night Shyamalan's second film to have an R-rating (first being "The Happening" 2008), but it is also one of the rare films that not only have openly gay actors in starring roles, but those actors are also playing openly gay characters in a horror movie released by a major studio.
You can catch "Knock at the Cabin" in theaters on Feb. 3, 2023.