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The Blackening (2023)

Comedy Horror Thriller

June 16, 2023  – In theaters

The Blackening revolves around a clique of African American acquaintances who gather for a Juneteenth weekend retreat, only to become ensnared in a secluded cabin with a deranged murderer. Compelled to abide by the killer’s dictates, the friends swiftly comprehend that this is no mere game. Helmed by director Tim Story, with a screenplay and screen story by Tracy Oliver and Dewayne Perkins, The Blackening cleverly subverts genre conventions and poses the satirical query: in a horror film where the entire cast is Black, who meets their demise first?

Stars: Grace Byers, Jermaine Fowler, Melvin Gregg, X Mayo, Dewayne Perkins, Antoinette Robertson, Sinqua Walls

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