Winchester: The House That Ghosts Built gets a title and date change
CBS Films has changed the name of the upcoming Helen Mirren film Winchester to Winchester: The House That Ghosts Built. The release date has also been changed. The film, which stars Helen Mirren, Jason Clarke, Sarah Snook and Angus Sampson, was set to hit theaters on February 23, 2018. That had the film up against Annihilation and The War with Grandpa, and a week after Black Panther. Winchester: The House That Ghosts Built will now be released on February 2, putting it opposite the new Cloverfield movie, Every Day and A Fantastic Woman.
Inspired by true events. On an isolated stretch of land 50 miles outside of San Francisco sits the most haunted house in the world. Built by Sarah Winchester, (Academy Award winner Helen Mirren) heiress to the Winchester fortune, it is a house that knows no end. Constructed in an incessant twenty-four hour a day, seven day a week mania for decades, it stands seven stories tall and contains hundreds of rooms. To the outsider it looks like a monstrous monument to a disturbed woman’s madness. But Sarah is not building for herself, for her niece (Sarah Snook) or for the brilliant Doctor Eric Price (Jason Clarke) whom she has summoned to the house. She is building a prison, an asylum for hundreds of vengeful ghosts, and the most terrifying among them have a score to settle with the Winchesters…
Winchester is written and directed by Michael and Peter Spierig (Predestination, Daybreakers), and produced by Tim McGahan and Brett Tomberlin.
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