The latest trailer for the horror film “Lights Out” reminds you that everyone is afraid of the dark and that evil spirits feed on that fear. Produced by James Wan, the mastermind behind “The Conjuring 2” and “Insidious,” Teresa Palmer stars as Rebecca, a woman haunted by a creature that only appears when the lights go out.
In the new teaser, viewers get more of the backstory of the woman living in the shadows, Diana. When Rebecca’s little brother experiences the same unexplained and terrifying events as she did, both their safety gets threatened. They soon find out that the mysterious spirit is their mother’s past friend who reemerges after being dead.
The film is helmed by David F. Sandberg, who is making his feature directorial debut. Additional cast members include Gabriel Bateman, Alexander DiPersia, Billy Burke and Maria Bello. The script was penned by Eric Heisserer and is based on Sandberg’s 2013 award-winning short film of the same name.
Lawrence Grey and Eric Heisserer also serve as producers, with Walter Hamada, Dave Neustadter, Richard Brener, Michael Clear, Jack Murray and Ben Everar as executive producers.
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“Lights Outs” arrives in theaters on July 22.