Heretic Official TRAILER: Everything we know about A24’s Upcoming Horror Thriller

The first trailer for “Heretic,” starring Hugh Grant, has just dropped, leaving viewers on the edge of their seats. Grant takes on the role of a sinister character who plays psychological games with two captured Mormon guests. Alongside the “Notting Hill” star, the movie features Chloe East and Sophie Thatcher as the religious women and missionaries ensnared in his trap.

 

Heretic Trailer Breakdown

The trailer reveals the ladies trapped in a house with a creepy character, unable to leave. Grant’s character presents the missionaries with two options for escape: one door marked “belief” and the other “disbelief.” They must choose a door, letting their fate decide if they get to leave. The film’s dark and tense atmosphere is palpable, with one chilling line standing out: “I won’t keep you if you wish to leave, but I want you to choose which door to go through based on your faith.” The young Mormons are caught in a maze-like trap, heightening the suspense.

 

What to Expect from Heretic

According to the trailer, the Hugh Grant starrer promises to keep audiences gripped with its spooky dialogue and eerie settings. The movie features dark backgrounds and a suspenseful plot that ensures viewers are constantly on edge.

The film is directed by Bryan Woods, known for his career breakthrough with the 2018 horror film “A Quiet Place,” which starred John Krasinski and Emily Blunt. “Heretic” co-director Scott Beck joins Woods, promising a well-crafted horror experience.

 

Heretic Official Synopsis

“Two young missionaries are forced to prove their faith when they knock on the wrong door and are greeted by a diabolical Mr. Reed, becoming ensnared in his deadly game of cat and mouse,” reads the official synopsis of “Heretic.”

Heretic Cast and Production

The cast of “Heretic” includes:

  • Hugh Grant
  • Chloe East
  • Sophie Thatcher
  • McKinnon
  • River Codack
  • Carolyn Adair
  • Stephanie Lavigne
  • Elle Young

The production team features a strong lineup alongside directors Woods and Beck, including Katie Aquino, Scott Beck, Liliane Bedford, Julia Glausi, Kai Raka, Stacey Sher, and Jeanette Volturno.

Hugh Grant’s Return to Horror

Hugh Grant has portrayed negative characters before, in films like “Dungeons and Dragons: Honor Among Thieves,” “Paddington 2,” and “The Gentlemen.” However, “Heretic” marks his first lead role in a horror film since the late 1980s, adding an exciting twist to his versatile career.

Fans can look forward to a thrilling and chilling experience when “Heretic” hits theaters, with Grant’s performance sure to be a standout in this suspenseful horror film.