Paramount’s unsettling new horror flick, “Smile,” will make you want to do something else. In the new trailer for the haunting film, written and directed by Parker Finn of ‘The Hidebehind,’ a doctor named Rose Cotter (Sosie Bacon) gets a nasty surprise when her patient, worried that something is looking for her, becomes the victim of a a new, unexplained curse that forces him to smile before meeting his untimely end. As the mysterious disease begins to spread, Dr. Cotter realizes that she must “confront her troubling past” if she plans to survive this disturbing new illness.
Like a cross between “It Follows” and “The Ring,” “Smile” features all the must-have horror movie elements: a seemingly harmless but mystifying curse, a deadly countdown timer, and even a nightmarish alert at the end of the night. ‘official. trailer. To promote the film, Paramount also teamed up with TikTok to release a “smile effect which gives users the same creepy smile as all the cast members – try it at your own risk. “You’ll never trust a smile again,” reads the film‘s tagline, making us wonder if those tight-lipped smiles with strangers on the sidewalk will really be the same. More on “Smile,” including the cast and premiere date, ahead.
“Smile will feature “Mare of Easttown” and Sosie Bacon from “13 Reason Why” as Rose Cotter, a doctor who begins to experience “frightening events she cannot explain” as Trevor, “Scream” (2022) star Kyle Gallner as Joel, “Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle” star Kal Penn and “Don’t Look Up” Rob Morgan.Other cast members include Caitlin Stasey, Gillian Zinser, “Scrubs” star Judy Reyes, Creatures actor Kevin Keppy, Scot Teller as Prison Guard, Nick Arapoglou as Greg, Dora Kiss as Mom Cotter, Jared Johnston as as Orderly Dan, Setty Brosevelt as Driver, Shevy Gutierrez as Officer Wilkes, Ura Yoana Sánchez as Nurse Wanda, Jerry Lobrow as Cocktail Party Guest, and Brandon Brigman as Police Officer security.
Release date of “Smile”
Paramount’s new horror film, “Smile,” will be available exclusively in theaters starting September 30.
Trailer for the movie “Smile”
Paramount released the official trailer for “Smile” on June 23. Watch the full trailer – and beware the terrifying jump scare at the end – here.