True Haunting horror movie stars Erin Moriarty and Jamie Campbell Bower

The film is based on the 2011 novel of the same name by Edwin F. Becker.


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Deadline reports that The boys Star Erin Moriarty and The Twilight Saga Star Jamie Campbell Bower have signed on to star in the upcoming horror movie True hauntingbased on the 2011 novel of the same name by Edwin F. Becker.

As the title suggests, True haunting recounts a “real haunting”. The book tells the first-hand account of Ed and Marsha Becker, a young couple who move into a new house and soon discover that it is haunted. The Beckers’ paranormal experience quickly became national news when their home became the location of the first ever exorcism to be nationally televised. NBC covered the event and broadcast it to millions across the country in 1971. As the book claims, not only did the exorcism not work, it made the Beckers’ situation even worse. Moriarty and Bower are set to play the Beckers in the film.

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True haunting will be led by Gary Fleder. Fleder is known more recently for directing episodes of shows like the MMA drama Kingdom but is probably best known for spearheading the adaptation of the James Patterson novel Kiss the girls featuring Morgan FREEMAN. The screenplay for this film was written by Richard d’Ovidio and with Blair Butler revise it. D’Ovidio has experience writing horror with movies like Thir13en Ghosts and the damnedhe also wrote the recent Netflix thriller Hypnotic. Butler has already written horror films like Polaroid and party from hell.


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Moriarty can next be seen in the upcoming third season of the fan-favorite superhero show The boys on Prime Video, where she plays the idealistic superhero Starlight. She has also appeared on shows like real detective, Jessica Jonesand red widow. She also starred in movies like kings of summer and Captain Fantastic.

Bower can next be seen joining the cast of the hit Netflix show stranger things for the fourth season. He also plays the evil vampire Caius in the Twilight Saga and has a recurring role as a young Grindlewald in the Harry Potter franchise. Bower also starred as King Arthur on the Starz series Camelot. Other projects he has appeared in include The Mortal Instruments: City of Darkness, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Thomas and his friendsand The prisoner.

True haunting is due out sometime in 2023.


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