The Blackening Movie

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The Blackening movie production status is currently Post-Production

October 23, 2022 • Filming completed; editing of shot film; music composition and recordings, as well as sound and visual effects being added

Who's Involved:

Tim Story, Tracy Oliver, Grace Byers, Jay Pharoah, Sinqua Walls, Yvonne Orji, Jermaine Fowler, Melvin Gregg, E. Brian Dobbins, Sharla Sumpter Bridgett, Dewayne Perkins, Antoinette Robertson, X Mayo, Perkins

Release Date:

Friday, June 16, 2023 Nationwide

N/A   NOT AVAILABLE MPA
Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

Seven black friends go away for the weekend only to find themselves trapped in a cabin with a killer who has a vendetta. Will their street smarts and knowledge of horror movies help them stay alive?


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Who stars in The Blackening: Cast List


 


 


Nanny, White Men Can't Jump  


 


 


House Party, The Way Back  


Am I OK?, Riverdance: The Animated Adventure  


Night School, Spontaneous  


Private Property, Sing  

Who's making The Blackening: Crew List

A look at the The Blackening behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Tim Story last directed Tom and Jerry and Shaft. The film's writer Tracy Oliver last wrote The Sun Is Also A Star and Little.

Director

Tim Story

Producers

Sharla Sumpter Bridgett
E. Brian Dobbins
Tracy Oliver
Tim Story

Companies

Lionsgate distributor logo Lionsgate

Production Company

Media Rights Capital

Watch The Blackening Trailers & Videos

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Production: What we know about The Blackening?

Key Facts

  1. “The Blackening is a wildly entertaining horror movie that delivers jump-out-of-your-seat scares while also hilariously subverting the genre,” said Jason Constantine, Lionsgate’s President, Acquisitions and Co-Productions (10/23/2022).
  2. Premiered at the Midnight Madness segment of Toronto Film Festival (10/23/2022).
  3. Based on the 2018 Comedy Central short film.

Filming Timeline

  1. 2022 - October: The film was set to Post-Production  status.
  2. 2020 - January: The film was set to Development  status.

The Blackening Release Date: When is the film coming out?


The Blackening is coming out as a Nationwide release in 2023 on Friday, June 16, 2023. There are 2 other movies coming out on the same date, including The Flash and Elemental.

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