The 1987 thriller The Stepfather (set visit preview) gets a facelift from Screen Gems and the writing and directing team that brought us the Prom Night remake, director Nelson McCormick and writer Joe Cardone. We’ve got your first look at the film via a pair of official photos which you can view by clicking on the image below. Along with these came a revised plot synopsis, so read on and look for The Stepfather in theaters on October 16, 2009.
Michael Harding (Penn Badgley) returns home from military school to find his mother (Sela Ward) happily in love and living with her new boyfriend, David (Dylan Walsh). As the two men get to know each other, Michael becomes more and more suspicious of the man who is always there with a helpful hand. Is he really the man of her dreams or could David be hiding a dark side?