|release date (VOD)||October 8 2013|
|starring||CJ Thomason, Stephen Lang, Michelle Pierce, Tauvia Dawn, Corbin Bleu, Charles S. Dutton|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
SynopsisWritten by Macon Blair, and directed by Husk's Brett Simmons, CJ Thomason stars in the film as Jake Tilton, who acquires a mystical monkey's paw talisman that grants whomever holds it three wishes, and finds his world turned upside down after his first two wishes result in the resurrection of his malevolent coworker, Tony Cobb (Stephen Lang). Cobb tries to pressure Jake into using the final wish to reunite Cobb with his son, his intimidation escalating into murder.
W.W. Jacobs’ short story “The Monkey’s Paw” has been adapted a bazillion times since it was first published in 1902. Shows as diverse as The Simpsons and The X-Files have spun their own variations, which typically contain a talisman that grants three wishes, but with dire consequences. Now Husk director Brett Simmons has delivered his own version of the classic story, set in contemporary New Orleans. The Monkey’s Paw is a competent little horror film, one that asks the question: what if the parents in Jacobs’ original story had opened the door? …Read More