This Halloween, evil takes root with the chilling prequel film Pet Sematary: Bloodlines. Streaming October 27th, Bloodlines unearths the sinister origins of Stephen King‘s iconic horror tale set in the cursed Maine town of Ludlow.
Directed by Lindsey Beer, Pet Sematary: Bloodlines goes back to 1969 to follow Jud Crandall as a young man. When Jud discovers the malevolent force that has gripped Ludlow since its founding, he must unite with friends to confront the ancient evil before it destroys everything.
Based on the untold early chapter of King’s bestseller, Bloodlines promises a frightening new perspective on the Pet Sematary mythos. Beer co-wrote the screenplay along with Jeff Buhler to craft a tense prequel explaining how death became twisted in Ludlow.
The stellar cast includes Jackson White as the young Jud, along with Forrest Goodluck, Jack Mulhern, and Henry Thomas as his allies against the sinister curse. Natalie Alyn Lind, Isabella Star LaBlanc, and Samantha Mathis co-star as the women caught up in the fight against evil. Genre icon Pam Grier and David Duchovny also feature in key roles.
With its haunting setting, loyal adaptation of King’s book, and strong acting talent, Pet Sematary: Bloodlines should satisfy horror fans this Halloween. Beer’s direction promises to deliver chilling atmosphere and stylish scares.
By exploring the forgotten early chapter first hinted at in Pet Sematary, this prequel offers a fresh take perfect for newcomers and avid King readers alike.