Adapted from Gillian Flynn’s best selling novel comes the highly anticipated feature adaptation with Charlize Theron leading an all star cast of Nicolus Hoult, Chole Grace Moretz, Christina Hendricks and others.
Set in a farming town in Kansas, Dark Places follows Libby Day (Charlize Theron), the only surviving witness of a horrific massacre that took her mother and sisters. Believing the slaughter to be the work of a Satanic cult, Libby testifies in court against her own brother. Twenty-five years after the murder, she remains haunted by the gruesome violence of her past when she meets a group of amateur investigators who call themselves “The Kill Club”. Looking to satisfy their morbid curiosity, the group begins their own inquiry about the case, believing Libby’s brother is innocent. In order to help them, Libby must unearth painful memories of the event and learn that her past may not be what it seems
Acclaimed author Gillian Flynn also wrote the best selling novel Gone Girl, which she adapted herself for director David Fincher to roaring praise, the film also led actress Rosemund Pike to an Oscar nomination.
This trailer shows that there is the same grungy feeling of dark undertones and grim secrets, also the trailer showcases a lot of great imagery and moments that helps give us hints of the plot, without revealing much.
Dark Places is set to be released August 7, 2015