While it’s a hit on Netflix, this horror film traumatized its actors during and after filming: “It continues to scare me…”

While it’s a hit on Netflix, this horror film traumatized its actors during and after filming: “It continues to scare me…”
While it’s a hit on Netflix, this horror film traumatized its actors during and after filming: “It continues to scare me…”

Spring is here, the sun too (or almost): it’s the perfect time to watch a little horror film. That’s good, Netflix has just added one of the best thrillers of the genre released in theaters last year: Knock at the Cabin by M. Night Shyamalan. As the actors confided, he traumatized everyone on the set.

Before returning to the cinema this summer with a new thriller that promises to keep us in suspense like never before, M.Night Shyamalan had made his fans tremble in the winter of 2023 with the horrific drama Knock at the Cabinadapted from the novel The Cabin at the Edge of the World by Paul G. Tremblay.

On the program for this film directed by Jonathan Groff (Manhunter), Dave Bautista (Guardians of the Galaxy), Rupert Grint (Harry Potter) and Nikki Amuka-Bird (Old), currently #3 most viewed films on Netflix? A concept as simple as it is frightening. On vacation with their daughter in a chalet in the forest, a couple sees four strangers arrive, take them hostage and give them a terrible announcement: a member of the family must sacrifice themselves at the risk of seeing the Apocalypse fall on Earth.

A scenario that traumatized the actors

The twist? This perfectly twisted scenario, which plays so much with our nerves, our beliefs and the violence, is not only difficult to watch. It was also complicated for the actors to play. Asked by the NYTimes about their feelings upon discovering the project, Jonathan Groff confessed: “I had a pang in my stomach the whole time I read the script.“. For his part, Ben Aldridge declared: “I was scared while reading this movie. I was scared as I turned it. And I think he…

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