Pet Sematary: Bloodlines (2023): Release Date And Everything About The Prequel
'Pet Sematary: Bloodlines' is set to bring a new dimension to Stephen King's eerie world. If you are a fan of horror movies, you've probably watched at least one film based on Stephen King's novels. His influence on the screen is undeniable, spanning from classics like 'The Shining' and 'Carrie' in the 70s and 80s to more recent adaptations like CBS's 'Under the Dome.'
One of his frequently adapted works is 'Pet Sematary,' originally published in 1983. It was first brought to the screen in 1989 and received a new adaptation in 2019. Now, we have 'Pet Sematary: Bloodlines.'
When Is The 'Pet Sematary: Bloodlines's Release Date?
Is There A Trailer For 'Pet Sematary: Bloodlines'?
Check out the newly released trailer for 'Pet Sematary: Bloodlines', which was released on September 12, 2023.
The trailer is packed with unsettling, startling, and gory images that perfectly showcase how the curse in Ludlow works. You can watch it in the video above and stay tuned for more updates.
Who Is In The 'Pet Sematary: Bloodlines's Cast?
Jud Crandall is played by Jackson White (Mrs. Fletcher). Joining him is Pam Grier (Jackie Brown) as Majorie, Jack Mulhern (The Society) as Timmy, Forrest Goodluck (The Miseducation of Cameron Post) as Manny, Isabella Star LaBlanc (Long Slow Exhale) as Donna, Samantha Mathis (American Psycho) as Kathy, David Duchovny (The X-Files) as Bill, John W. Lawson (The Stand-In) as Stanny.
And Henry Thomas - who earned critical acclaim for his role of Jack Torrance in Doctor Sleep - as Dan. Natalie Alyn Lind (The Gifted) plays an unspecified role. We believe Lind will continue to play Jud's tragic sweetheart, Norma, until the end.
What Is The Plot Of 'Pet Sematary: Bloodlines'?
'Pet Sematary: Bloodlines' is a prequel to the events of Pet Sematary, which was released in 2019. The film is based on a young Jud Crandall and is set in 1969 (50 years before the events of Pet Sematary). Jud's desire as a young guy is just simple: to leave his hometown of Ludlow behind for good.
The darkness that lies inside Ludlow's cursed grounds, however, quickly manifests itself, and Jud and his friends find themselves challenged with an ancient evil with the potential to destroy everything. Bloodlines is planned to dramatically expand on the history of Pet Sematary, and fans may expect to find out why Jud spent a lifetime trapped in the community he was anxious to get out of in the first place.
The official plot for the movie, as provided by Paramount+, is as follows: “
In 1969, a young Jud Crandall has dreams of leaving his hometown of Ludlow, Maine behind, but soon discovers sinister secrets buried within and is forced to confront a dark family history that will forever keep him connected to Ludlow. Banding together, Jud and his childhood friends must fight an ancient evil that has gripped Ludlow since its founding, and once unearthed has the power to destroy everything in its path. Based on the untold chapter from Pet Sematary, Stephen King’s chilling novel, PET SEMATARY: BLOODLINES is a terrifying prequel and the untold story of why sometimes dead is better…”
Where Can You Watch 'Pet Sematary: Bloodlines'?
It has been announced that 'Pet Sematary: Bloodlines' will be available on Netflix on October 6. The film will be available to watch on Paramount+, with monthly rates beginning at $5.99. The streaming service Paramount+ has a diverse selection of movies, ranging from historical classics to recent blockbusters.
Undoubtedly, the movie will be gruesome and rated R. It's unknown whether Bloodlines will have a limited theatrical run before its online release. Remember to keep an eye on this page to stay up to date.
'Pet Sematary: Bloodlines' is set to bring a new dimension to Stephen King's eerie world, offering fans a deeper look into the chilling Pet Sematary universe. With its intriguing storyline, talented cast, and the promise of unraveling more of the mysteries that lurk beyond the burial grounds, this prequel holds great promise for both long-time enthusiasts and newcomers alike.
As we eagerly await its release in 2023, 'Pet Sematary: Bloodlines' promises to be a spine-tingling addition to the ever-expanding legacy of Stephen King adaptations.