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The new 'Pet Sematary' trailer has a twist to the Stephen King tale

In less than two months, the dead will walk again as Paramount Pictures prepares to unleash a new big screen take on Stephen King’s “Pet Sematary” in theaters everywhere. Today, a new trailer has debuted and it offers a surprising twist for anyone familiar with the original novel or 1989 film adaptation. You can also check out the stylish new poster design for the film at the bottom of this page.

Based on the seminal horror novel by Stephen King, “Pet Sematary” follows Dr. Louis Creed (Jason Clarke), who, after relocating with his wife Rachel (Amy Seimetz) and their two young children from Boston to rural Maine, discovers a mysterious burial ground hidden deep in the woods near the family’s new home. When tragedy strikes, Louis turns to his unusual neighbor, Jud Crandall (John Lithgow), setting off a perilous chain reaction that unleashes an unfathomable evil with horrific consequences.

Directed by Kevin Kölsch and Dennis Widmyer from an adapted screenplay by by Jeff Buhler, “Pet Sematary” is a Paramount Pictures release produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Steven Schneider and Mark Vahradian. Mark Moran serves as executive producer.

“Pet Sematary” hits the big screen April 5, 2019. That’s almost exactly 30 years after the original big screen adaptation was released.

The new Pet Sematary trailer showcases the upcoming movie.


Silas Lesnick is the Senior Editor of Moviebill. He has been covering entertainment news out of Los Angeles for more than a decade. You can reach him via e-mail or on Twitter.