The magical adventure tells the spine-tingling tale of 10-year-old Lewis who goes to live with his uncle in a creaky old house with a mysterious tick-tocking heart. But his new town’s sleepy façade jolts to life with a secret world of warlocks and witches when Lewis accidentally awakens the dead.
the official version from universalpictures.com on April 3, 2018
Lewis Barnavelt moves into his uncle’s spooky old Victorian mansion. Strange noises lead the boy to find secret passageways, hidden rooms and the unsettling discovery his peculiar uncle is a warlock. Lewis finds his uncle's spell book and unwittingly resurrects an evil wizard who sets in motion a chain of supernatural events tied to an ancient secret hidden within the mansion’s walls.
the official version from deadline.com on November 18, 2011