A Monster Calls is a new dark fantasy from acclaimedJuan Antonio Bayona (The Impossible, Orphanage), based on the award-winning children’s fantasy novel of the same name. It features a 12-year-old boy named Conor (Lewis MacDougall), who is struggling with bullies at school and dealing with his mother’s illness on a regular basis. In order to cope with the real life issues, he escapes into a fantastical world of monsters and fairy tales to explore courage, loss, and faith.
For a very early look at the dramatic tale, we suggest you check out the teaser trailer above. A Monster Calls stars Sigourney Weaver and Liam Neeson. It’s slated for release on October 14, 2016.