Goodnight Mommy is a psychological thriller and an American remake of the 2014 Austrian film of the same name. As fans of the original already know, the film has twists and turns, and many wonder if the remake will bring the same element of surprise. Amazon Studios product Goodnight Mommy with Animal Kingdom and production company Playtime. It will be released this month on Prime Video.
Variety first reported that Goodnight Mommy would be remade in April 2021, with Naomi Watts in the lead role and serving as executive producer. Matt Sobel directed the remake from a script written by Kyle Warren with production from David Kaplan, Joshua Astrachan, Valery Guibal and Nicolas Brigaud-Robert. Sobel told Variety:
“My favorite films are those that invite the audience to enter into the journey of their protagonist. In our reimagining of Goodnight Mommy, the fear of abandonment – and the terrible realization that our loved ones may not be what they seem – create an immersive nightmare, with visceral sensations at the fore- plan. I can’t wait to create this jaw-dropping story with Amazon and the incomparable Naomi Watts.
2014s Goodnight Mommy became a cult classic in Austria, which debuted at the Venice Film Festival. It received positive reviews and was selected as the Austrian entry for Best Foreign Language Film at the Academy Awards, although it did not receive a nomination. The original film was written and directed by Severin Fiala and Veronika Franz, who are also executive producers for the remake. The main consensus of the cult classic on Rotten Tomatoes is “Dark, violent and dread-soaked, Goodnight Mommy is perfect for fans of extreme horror – or movie buffs who prefer to watch through splayed fingers.
After theGoodnight Mommy The trailer is out, horror fans are anticipating the release, wondering if it will be something like the original or if it will go in a different direction. Here’s everything we know about Good night mom.
Goodnight Mommy: The Terrain
2022s Goodnight Mommy the synopsis reads as follows:
“When twin brothers arrive at their mother’s country house to find her face covered in bandages – the result, she says, of recent cosmetic surgery – they immediately sense something is wrong. She makes strange new house rules, smokes in her bathroom, and secretly tears up a drawing they gave her — things their loving mother would never do. As her behavior grows increasingly bizarre and erratic, a horrifying thought takes root in the boys’ minds: Gauze, who cooks their food and sleeps in the next room, is not their mother at all.
The trailer promises a terrifying discovery as the twin brothers search for the answer to whether the woman with the bandages is even their mother and what her intentions are. Will the twins find out the truth about their so-called mother?
There have been discussions about whether 2022 Goodnight Mommy will follow the same storyline as the Austrian version, which fans are hoping for. 2014s Goodnight Mommy begins at a slower pace, but tensions rise with its terrifying and unsettling scenes. The 2014 version is also known for being extremely dark and twisted, a film that only true horror fans can handle. 2022s Goodnight Mommy will no doubt follow in these footsteps based on the psychological thriller’s trailer in hopes that it will also be extremely dark and twisted.
Goodnight Mommy: The Cast
The cast of Good night mom includes two-time Oscar nominee Naomi Watts playing the mother of the twins. She starred in a variety of films showing viewers and critics alike her wide acting range, from comedic to dramatic and horror roles. His most notable horror film is the 2002 cult classic, the ring, and the sequel. It became a film that paved the way for English remakes of Asian horror films. Watts also performed in the 2007s funny gamesa psychological thriller that was an American remake, with many viewers talking after the film’s premiere.
The cast also includes real-life twin actors Cameron and Nicholas Crovetti, who play twins Elias and Lucas respectively. Both are known for playing the character of Nicole Kidman, Celeste’s sons, on HBO. Big little lies. Cameron, however, is best known for playing Ryan Butcher, Homelander’s son, on Amazon Prime. The boys.
The cast also includes Peter Hermann as the father, Crystal Lucas-Perry as Sandy, and Jeremy Bobb as a character named Gary. While there isn’t much information about these characters and they weren’t shown in the trailer, it’s worth noting that their characters will be just as prominent in Good night mom.
Goodnight Mommy will be released on Amazon Prime Video on September 16, 2022 and will have a limited theatrical release.