Universal Pictures will release Atomic Monster and Blumhouse’s horror-thriller M3GAN, starring Allison Williams (Get Out, Girls), on Friday, January 13, 2023. The movie will open wide opposite Sony Pictures’ Kraven the Hunter.
“M3GAN stars Allison Williams as Gemma, a brilliant roboticist at a toy company who uses artificial intelligence to develop M3GAN, a life-like doll programmed to be a kid’s greatest companion and a parent’s greatest ally,” reads the official synopsis. “After unexpectedly gaining custody of her orphaned niece, Gemma enlists the help of the M3GAN prototype – a decision that has unimaginable consequences.”
The film also stars Ronny Chieng (Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, Crazy Rich Asians). M3GAN is directed by Gerard Johnstone (Housebound) with a script by Akela Cooper (Malignant, The Nun 2) based on a story by master of horror James Wan (Malignant, Saw, Insidious, and The Conjuring franchises).
Jason Blum (Halloween, The Invisible Man) and James Wan produced the thriller. Michael Clear and Judson Scott are executive producers for Wan’s Atomic Monster. Blumhouse’s Ryan Turek is an executive producer. Adam Hendricks and Greg Gilreath are executive producers for Divide/Conquer. Mark Katchur and Allison Williams are also executive producers. Blumhouse and Atomic Monster produced the film in association with Divide/Conquer.