Where to watch and watch The Blackening: Find showtimes

Horror has always been a difficult genre to define. Constantly pushing boundaries, exploring social issues, and subverting stereotypes, horror is more than cheap jump scares and creepy old houses. In 1992, we saw candy man, a film about the saga of its main character, an African-American murdered in the 19th century for his involvement in an interracial relationship. Also, in the ’90s, when the first horror films came out, we saw horror go “meta.” scream Released in ’96, the movie was an instant fan favorite and went on to have a huge franchise.In recent years, critically acclaimed screenwriters and directors jordan peele Has become a central figure in the genre, shedding light on race in groundbreaking 2017 film go out.

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here comes now turn black.directed by Tim Storey (join in the fun), the upcoming film combines all of the above while also telling the story with a comedic tone. While following a group of black friends on vacation at a remote cabin in the woods, turn black Challenging the stereotype that black characters in horror movies are often the first to die. Confronted with masked killers, the group was told they had to rank themselves on how “black” they were so the killers could decide who to murder first. Using their vast knowledge of horror movie tropes, the group is determined to survive a night of terror.Read on to find out how to watch turn black.

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Tim Storey

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Sinqua Walls, Grace Byers, Dewayne Perkins, Antoinette Robinson

96 minutes

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Comedy, Horror, Thriller

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What is blackening about?

Read the official synopsis below:

Seven friends go out for the weekend, only to find themselves trapped in a cabin with a vendetta killer. They must use their street smarts and horror movie knowledge to take on the killer in order to stay alive.

turn black Star Antoinette Robertson (dear white people), Dwayne Perkins (Earshaw), Sinqua Wall (teen wolf), Grace Byers (empire), X Mayo (daily show), Melvin Gregg (snowfall), jermaine fuller (Sorry to bother you), Yvonne Augie (Insecurity), Jay Pharaoh (saturday night live), and James Preston Rogers (gem of justice).

When will “Blackening” hit theaters?

Antoinette Robertson and Dwayne Perkins in 'Going Black'
Image via Lionsgate

turn black The film premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 16, 2022. It will also screen at the Tribeca Film Festival and the Black American Film Festival in June 2023. turn black will open to a wider audience in theaters nationwide on June 16, 2023. Fans in the UK will have to wait a while, though. turn black Opens in UK on 25 August 2023.

Blackened Showtime

You can check showtimes and ticket availability for theaters near you using the links below:

When will “Blackening” be available on demand?

turn black Available for purchase via VOD on July 7, 2023.

When will streaming media go black?

No word yet on when and where turn black will be available for streaming.However, the film’s distribution company, Lionsgate, has us speculating that turn black In terms of streaming, it may be available on several different platforms.

In the U.S, turn black It’s likely to land on Starz, and the service is available on any Hulu plan, starting at $7.99 per month. In the UK, we believe the film will be hosted on LIONSGATE+, home of Lionsgate films, and can be purchased with any Amazon Prime package, starting at £5.99 per month.

Watch the ‘Going Black’ Trailer

Lionsgate released the trailer turn black Released on its official YouTube channel on March 1, 2023. The two-minute video has been viewed nearly 10 million times in the months since it was posted. It’s safe to say that every line in the trailer is comedic gold. We watch friends settle in for the night in their cottage, only to be interrupted by a sudden power outage. When they go out to investigate the fuse box (together, of course, because every horror fan knows it’s never good to be apart), they encounter their tormentors. Additionally, we see the group discover a board game called Darkness, in which the killer tells them that in order to save one of their friends, they must decide who is the “blackest,” This way the mysterious masked man can first target the selected people. The group gets into a hilariously messy argument and explains why they shouldn’t be picked.

Lionsgate released the second and final trailer for Blackened on May 17, 2023. In this trailer, we see an extended version of the argument clip and briefly introduce some new scenes as the team tries to figure out how to deal with their problematic dilemma. We also got to see some fantastic behind-the-scenes audience reactions during early screenings of the film.

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What is the background of the blackening?

turn black Adapted from Comedy Central’s short film of the same name, it was brought to the big screen. Following the same premise, the short was written by Dewayne Perkins, who also co-wrote and starred in the film adaptation. Check out the four-minute sketch below.

You can watch more movies like Blackened right now

Courtney Cox, Jamie Kennedy and Neve Campbell in Scream (1996)
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scream (1996) – A horror film that explores the horror genre through a meta lens, scream Follow high school student Sidney Prescott (Neve Campbell). Reeling from the impending anniversary of her mother’s murder, Sidney has a lot going on, only for her to be turned when a classmate is brutally murdered by a masked figure known only as “Ghostface.” tasks become more important. Home alone, Sidney receives a creepy phone call and quickly realizes she’s Ghostface’s next target.

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horror movie (2000) – Director Keenan Ivory Wayans And by Malone Waynes and Sean Wayans, horror movie is a horror parody movie.Many famous horror films from the 80s and 90s have been parodied, including scream, halloween, The Shiningand The Blair Witch Project. If you want a watch that’s full of gore but not too serious, then this is definitely for you.

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go out (2017) – Taking a closer look at racism, go out Written and directed by filmmaker Jordan Peele. The film tells the story of a young black photographer, Chris Washington.Daniel Kaluuya) while he was traveling with his white girlfriend Rose (allison williams) to her home. Concerned that Rose’s family might not approve of their relationship, Rose assured Chris that this was not the case. However, as Chris reunites with his parents and begins exploring his upstate New York home, a series of bizarre and disturbing events leads him to suspect that something very sinister is afoot.

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