The Devil All the Time: Netflix sets release date for star-studded film
Netflix has finally announced the release date for director Antonio Campos’ forthcoming psychological thriller film The Devil All the Time which is boasting a star-studded cast led by Tom Holland, Robert Pattinson, Sebastian Stan and Mia Wasikowska. Based on Donald Ray Pollack’s novel of the same name, the film will be making its debut on Wednesday, September 16.
Based on Donald Ray Pollock’s 2011 novel, The Devil All the Time film is set in rural southern Ohio in a town called Knockemstiff over the course of two decades and surrounding a cast of dark and bizarre characters, including a serial-killing couple, a faith-testing preacher and a corrupt sheriff.
The official synopsis reads as follows: “In a place called Knockemstiff, Ohio, a forgotten backwoods of this country, where a storm of faith, violence and redemption is brewing. Out of desperation to save his dying wife, Willard Russell turns to prayer which succumbs to sacrifice. This sets protagonist Arvin, Willard’s son (Holland), on his path from bullied kid to a man who knows when to take action. “The Devil All the Time” involves a nefarious cast of characters that is told across two decades.”
The film will be led by MCU stars Tom Holland (Impossible, Spider-Man: Far From Home) and Sebastian Stan (Captain America: Civil War, I, Tonya) along with Robert Pattinson (Good Time, The Batman), Mia Wasikowska (Alice in Wonderland), Bill Skarsgard (It), Haley Bennett (The Girl on the Train), Jason Clarke (Pet Sematary), Riley Keough (It Comes at Night) Eliza Scanlen (Little Women), Harry Melling (Harry Potter films) and Pokey LaFarge.
The Devil All the Time is directed by Antonio Campos who also co-wrote the adaptation with Paulo Campos. It is produced by Randall Poster (Destroyer), Riva Marker (Wildlife) and Jake Gyllenhaal through their Ninestories Production, marking Gyllenhaal’s second collaboration with Netflix after the horror-thriller Velvet Buzzsaw.
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