There’s no king in Nightbooks, obviously, but a stylish, cruel witch played by Jessica Jones’ Krysten Ritter (who’s clearly having a blast playing the villain). Winslow Fegley is Alex, who’s “a boy obsessed with scary stories” (lucky for him and the witch!), while Lidya Jewett plays Yasmin, another prisoner of the apartment desperate to escape.
I’m no 10-year-old, but if I were, this trailer would scare the bejeezus out of me. Constant death threats, evil cats, and worst of all the bug/aliens whose faces turn into human skulls—it’s too much for me. Um. Er, I mean it would have been too much for me. Back then. When I was 10. Definitely not now. Now I’m a brave boy.
There’s absolutely no word when Nightbooks will make its way to Netflix, but if I had to hazard a guess, I’d say 40-42 days from now. Call it a hunch. In the meantime, hopefully another trailer will drop that explains why the witch prefers stories written by children over a Stephen King novel.
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