A chilling new trailer has emerged for “When Evil Lurks,” an upcoming Argentine possession movie helmed by Demián Rugna, the director behind the spine-tingling “Terrified.” IFC Films and Shudder have unveiled this preview of terror, providing a glimpse into a horrifying tale set to hit screens this October. The film boasts an ensemble cast including Ezequiel Rodriguez, Demián Salomon, Silvia Sabater, Luis Ziembrowski, and Marcelo Michinaux. In this bone-chilling story, a quaint village becomes a haven for malevolent forces, with at least one of its residents falling prey to a demonic entity.
So, what is the core of “When Evil Lurks”? The synopsis, as shared by Bloody Disgusting, narrates, “A pair of brothers discover a mutilated corpse near their property and join forces with the locals to investigate.” As they delve deeper into the mysteries shrouding their village, they uncover the sinister truth – a malevolent spirit has taken possession of a local man, awaiting the right protocols to expel the festering demon. The film propels its protagonists into a desperate escape attempt, keeping them on the edge, racing against impending danger, and fighting to break free from the relentless clutches of the vengeful spirit.
Demian Rugna, known for his directorial prowess in films like “Terrified,” “The Last Gateway” (2007), “You Don’t Know Who You’re Talking To” (2016), and “Satanic Hispanics” (2022), is at the helm of this spine-chilling venture. Speaking about his experience working on “When Evil Lurks,” Rugna expressed his gratitude for collaborating with Shudder, stating, “Working with Shudder has been an incredible and seamless experience. They allowed me the creative space to direct freely with the same goal in mind – identify new ways to shock and scare audiences with an innovative approach and a fresh story.”
The movie has already made its debut at the Toronto International Film Festival’s Midnight Madness, garnering attention and excitement from horror enthusiasts. “When Evil Lurks” is set to make its theatrical release on October 6, promising to send shivers down the spines of audiences just in time for Halloween on October 27 when it arrives on Shudder.
Prepare yourself for a cinematic journey into the depths of fear and supernatural malevolence as “When Evil Lurks” unfolds its tale of terror. With Demián Rugna’s skillful direction, a talented cast, and a story that will keep you at the edge of your seat, this film is poised to be a standout addition to the horror genre. Mark your calendars for October and get ready to confront the darkness that lurks within.