Point out Fantasy Island, and the very first thing most of us would consider is that 1970s TV sequence starring Ricardo Montalban.
That present revolved round a novel resort island that may fulfill a customer’s fantasy, however that fantasy hardly ever turned out as one anticipated it to. On this function adaptation by Blumhouse Productions, Fantasy Island turns into a horror movie whereas utilizing the TV sequence’ fundamental premise.
Within the movie, fortunate visitors arrive at a fantastic tropical island resort, initially assuming they are going to get to grasp their fantasies. Solely a lot later do they uncover their fantasies will flip into the stuff of nightmares.
As a personality says within the trailer, “the island is twisting what we requested for”.
Their solely means out of this fantasy-nightmare is to resolve the thriller of the island itself.
From the trailer too, it’s obvious that Blumhouse (who gave us Get Out and Halloween) just isn’t straying from what the corporate is nice at – spooking audiences.
The movie is directed by Jeff Wadlow, and stars Michael Pena, Maggie Q, Lucy Hale, Austin Stowell, Portia Doubleday, Jimmy O Yang and Ryan Hansen.
Fantasy Island is scheduled to open at cinemas nationwide on Feb 27.