The first clip of Children of the Corn is available , a film inspired by the story by Stephen King from which the film Blood Corn was also based .
The film, directed by Kurt Wimmer ( Ultraviolet ), will tell the background to the original story The children of the corn , contained in the collection Sometimes they come back . In the story, the protagonists were a couple forced to stop in the town of Gatlin, Nebraska, where they faced a sect made up of local children, who had eliminated all the adults. Instead, the film will focus on a twelve-year-old girl, possessed by a spirit in a dying cornfield, who recruits other children to kill the adults. An intelligent high schooler, who chooses not to go along with the plan, is the town’s only hope.
Written and directed by Kurt Wimmer, Children of the Corn stars Elena Kampouris ( Before Tomorrow ), Kate Moyer ( Station Eleven ), Callan Mulvey ( The Gray Man ) and Bruce Spence ( Interceptor ). Visual effects studio Digital Domain executive produces and obviously did the film’s effects. Lucas Foster ( Morbius ), Doug Barry and John Baldecchi ( Point Break ).\
Children of the Corn will be released in US cinemas on March 3 and will remain in theaters for eighteen days, before arriving on the Shudder platform on March 21. There are currently no details on a possible Italian release.