Netflix drops trailer for horror flick ‘His House’ starring Wunmi Mosaku

Lovecraft Country star Mosaku is the lead in this spooky film

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Netflix just unveiled the trailer for its upcoming horror film, His House.

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Written and directed by Remi Weekes, this flick, led by Lovecraft Country star Wunmi Mosaku looks like a pretty wild ride. It also stars Matt Smith and Ṣọpẹ́ Dìrísù and is based on a story by Felicity Evans and Toby Venables.

Here’s the logline:

After making a harrowing escape from war-torn South Sudan, a young refugee couple struggle to adjust to their new life in a small English town that has an unspeakable evil lurking beneath the surface.

His House is executive produced by New Regency’s Yariv Milchan, Michael Schaefer, and Natalie Lehman and BBC Films’ Eva Yates; Stuart Manashil, and Steven Schneider.

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His House: Ṣọpẹ Dìrísù as Bol Majur, Wunmi Mosaku as Rial Majur. Cr. Aidan Monaghan/NETFLIX © 2020

His House is a haunted house story about two immigrants trying to make a home in a foreign country. Unlike traditional haunted house stories where the protagonist might be able to escape, our protagonists — two displaced asylum seekers — do not have the privilege to simply leave. Rather, they are stuck having to survive within their house,” Weekes said in a statement to Entertainment Weekly. “This is often the case in the U.K., where asylum seekers have to follow draconian rules when given accommodation. This is also often the case with trauma — you’re stuck having to find ways to survive your grief, and finding ways to heal within it.”

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Considering the impact Mosaku has already made on audiences for her work on the incredible new HBO series, Lovecraft Country, we can’t wait to see what kind of performance she delivers in this horrifying tale. It arrives just in time to scare us into a frenzy for Halloween, so add it to your list of must-watch horror for the holiday weekend.

His House debuts Oct. 30 on Netflix.

Check out the first official trailer:

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