Sam Raimi has just released the official motion poster for The Possession. The motion poster has daughter Em (Natasha Calis) split in three and every segment shows another scary image. I still like the Sinister motion poster better but this one throws a little more imagery into the horror mix.
Based on real events, THE POSSESSION is the terrifying story of how one family must unite in order to survive the wrath of an unspeakable evil Clyde (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) and Stephanie Brenek (Kyra Sedgwick) see little cause for alarm when their youngest daughter Em (Natasha Calis) becomes oddly obsessed with an antique wooden box she purchased at a yard sale. But as Em’s behavior becomes increasingly erratic, the couple fears the presence of a malevolent force in their midst, only to discover that the box was built to contain a dibbuk, a dislocated spirit that inhabits and ultimately devours its human host. Starring Jeffrey Dean Morgan (WATCHMEN) and Kyra Sedgwick ("The Closer"), THE POSSESSION is directed by Ole Bornedal (NIGHTWATCH), written by Juliet Snowden & Stiles White, and produced by horror master Sam Raimi along with Rob Tapert and J.R. Young. Presented by Lionsgate and Ghost House Pictures.
Directed by Ole Bornedal
Official Synopsis: The basketball coach Clyde and his wife Stephanie divorced a couple of months ago and their teenage daughter Hannah and the girl Emily 'Em' live with their mother and spend the weekends with their father. One day, Clyde stops his car in a yard sale and Em buys an antique carved box and becomes obsessed with it. Em finds the hidden lock and releases an evil spirit that possesses her. Soon Clyde discovers that Em has a problem, but his annoying ex-wife and her boyfriend Brett do not pay attention to him and get a restraining order against Clyde. Clyde seeks out Professor McMannis and when he sees the box, he explains that it is a Dibbuk Box, where a fiend is trapped inside. He also explains that the box should not be open; otherwise the person will be possessed by the spirit. Now Clyde travels to a Jewish community in New York and the rabbi's son Tzadok returns with him expecting to exorcise Em to save the girl.
Cast: Chris Shields, Ned Bellamy, Steve Saunders, Jay Brazeau, Marilyn Norry, Rob LaBelle, Amanda Dyar, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Agam Darshi, Charles…
Genres: Horror, Thriller
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