Inside The Blackening: Cast & Crew Discuss Horror Movies 2023

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Find out who actually dies first in the new comedy/horror The Blackening as FlickDirect Senior correspondent Allison Rose sits down with the writer and some of the cast to discuss the film. From terrifying visions to disturbing transformations, The Blackening promises to take audiences on a chilling ride of horror and suspense. With an ancient Egyptian artifact at the heart of the plot, the film explores the terrifying consequences of unearthing powerful, malevolent forces. Listen as the cast and crew delve into the making of this haunting film, their experiences on set, and the unique challenges of blending horror and comedy in this Netflix-produced thrill ride. Tune in to learn about their insights and behind-the-scenes secrets that will add a whole new layer of intrigue to your viewing experience.


The Blackening centers around a group of Black friends who reunite for a Juneteenth weekend getaway only to find themselves trapped in a remote cabin with a twisted killer. Forced to play by his rules, the friends soon realize this ain't no motherf****** game. Directed by Tim Story (Ride Along, Think Like A Man, Barbershop) and screenplay and screen story by Tracy Oliver (Girls Trip, Harlem) & Dewayne Perkins (The Amber Ruffin Show, Brooklyn Nine-Nine), The Blackening skewers genre tropes and poses the sardonic question: if the entire cast of a horror movie is Black, who dies first? 

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MPAA Rating: R
Genre: Action/Adventure
Running Time: 96 minutes
Distributed By: Lionsgate
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