|release date||September 8 2006|
|studio||Sony, Columbia Pictures, Screen Gems|
|writer||J. S. Cardone|
|starring||Steven Strait, Sebastian Stan, Laura Ramsey, Taylor Kitsch, Toby Hemingway, Jessica Lucas, Chace Crawford, Wendy Crewson|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
In 1692, in the Ipswich Colony of Massachusetts, five families with untold power formed a covenant of silence. One family, lusting for more, was banished - their bloodline disappearing without a trace. Until now. Directed by Renny Harlin and written by J.S. Cardone, THE COVENANT tells the story of the Sons of Ipswich, four young students at the elite Spenser Academy who are bound by their sacred ancestry. As descendants of the original families who settled in Ipswich Colony in the 1600’s, the boys have all been born with special powers. When the body of a dead student is discovered after a party, secrets begin to unravel which threaten to break the covenant of silence that has protected their families for hundreds of years.
Before we go any further let’s just get one thing straight, The Covenant is a film that will only appeal to certain stereotypes of viewers; ones who like their film’s woefully shit, ones who like their films full of young men’s bare asses and, perhaps more worryingly, both audiences combined. …Read More