Down a Dark Hall is an upcoming American supernatural horror film directed by Rodrigo Cortés and written by Chris Sparling and Michael Goldbach. It is based on the novel of the same name by Lois Duncan.
The film is scheduled to be released direct-to-VOD on August 17, 2018, by Lionsgate Premiere. To promote the pending release, Lionsgate Premiere released a movie trailer online for the film on May 22, 2018.Five emotionally fragile teens are committed to Blackwood, a mysterious school for gifted girls. Mesmerized by the intense head mistress Madame Duret, they think they have found a place where they can finally flourish academically and artistically. The mystery deepens as they break through layer after layer of misdirection to discover the true, horrifying purpose of the school.
Initial release: August 1, 2018
Director: Rodrigo Cortés
Adapted from: Down a Dark Hall
Screenplay: Chris Sparling
Production companies: Temple Hill Productions, Nostromo Pictures