Demeter: Dracula Awakens, the chilling trailer for the new horror film

The trailer of is available Demeter: The Awakening of Draculahorror film directed by Norwegian director and screenwriter André Øvredal. The film is a free adaptation of the seventh chapter of the famous novel by Bram Stoker Dracula of 1897, in which the crew of the ship Demeter, unaware that they are transporting Dracula, find themselves having to fight for survival in a terrifying and long journey from Transylvania to England. The horror film will arrive in Italian cinemas on August 10, 2023.

The haunting horror movie trailer

The chilling trailer of Demeter: The Awakening of Draculaimmerses us in the disturbing atmosphere of a boat bound for London: unaware that Dracula is on the ship, the men on board will find themselves helpless in the face of the awakening of the demon. In fact, the film tells the frightening and distressing story of the Demeter merchant ship, capable of transporting unmarked wooden crates, from Transylvania to the city of London. The presence of Dracula on the ship, locked up like an animal in one of the boxes, will lead to a series of terrifying events, as the crew will desperately try to survive the long journey, haunted every night by the awakening of the Prince of Darkness.

Director André Øvredal

The terrifying film is directed by André Øvredal, Norwegian director and screenwriter not new to the horror genre. In fact, the director has previously followed the filming of Troll Hunter in 2010, shot in mockumentary form as The Blair Witch Project And cloverfield. Not only that, André Øvredal is also the director of the horror film Autopsy of 2016, with Emile Hirsch and Brian Cox, and of Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, on a story by Guillermo del Toro. The premises, therefore, seem to promise well, given the type of work that the director has behind him.

Demeter: The Awakening of Draculaall the details

Demeter: The Awakening of Dracula tells Dracula’s journey from Transylvania to England aboard the ship Demeter, in a dark, gloomy and terrifying setting. The film stages the iconic Dracula in his bloodiest and most brutal form: locked up like an animal in a wooden crate, the lord of the night is ready to come out every time the sun goes down, generating hell among the crew on board. To try to survive, there is in fact primarily the captain of the ship, played by Liam Cunningham, but also the first officer Wojcheck (David Dastmalchian), the ship’s doctor Clemens (Corey Hawkins) and the young stowaway Anna (Aisling Franciosi). . To play the “clothes” of Dracula in this new version of the story, we find the Spanish actor Javier Botet who, throughout his career, has often played the role of antagonist in various horror films, including REC, The mother, Slender Man, It – Chapter two, Crimson Peak And The Conjuring – The Enfield case. The new horror movie Demeter: The Awakening of Dracula will arrive in Italian cinemas on August 10, 2023.