Following the other week’s announcement of their awards film line-up, Netflix has now revealed its Fall release slate of genre films they’ve either produced or acquired with no less than five spooky affairs set to drop on the service between now and this year’s halloween celebrations.
On September 27th comes Jim Mickle’s “In the Shadow of the Moon” starring Boyd Holbrook as a Philadelphia police officer who struggles with a lifelong obsession to track a mysterious serial killer whose crimes defy explanation. Michael C. Hall, Cleopatra Coleman and Bokeem Woodbine co-star.
On October 4th comes the Vincenzo Natali-directed Stephen King adaptation “In the Tall Grass” starring Patrick Wilson, James Marsden, Laysla De Oliveria, and Harrison Gilbertson. The film follows a brother and sister venturing into a Kansas field after hearing a young boy crying out for help, only to find there may be no escape from said field.
On October 11th is “Fractured,” the Brad Anderson-directed thriller starring Sam Worthington, Lily Rabe and Stephen Tobolowsky. An unfortunate accident at a truck stop means a man has to rush his daughter to the nearest hospital for a broken arm, but when his family disappears he soon finds himself in a frantic fight to discover what happened.
On October 18th is “Eli,” the Ciaran Foy-directed horror tale of a young boy who is undergoing treatment for a rare disease at a secluded clinic, which becomes a haunted prison with no way out. Charlie Shotwell, Lili Taylor, Sadie Sink and Kelly Reilly co-star.
Finally, on October 25th comes “Rattlesnake,” the Zak Hilditch-directed story of a single mother who accepts the help of a mysterious woman after her daughter is bitten by a rattlesnake – and soon makes an unthinkable deal with the devil to repay the stranger. Carmen Ejogo, Theo Rossi and Emma Greenwell co-star.
A trailer promoting the films, pushing it as “Netflix and Chills,” can be seen below and also includes “Head Count” launching today, “We Have Always Lived in the Castle” launching tomorrow,