Sony’s ‘Slender Man’ Trailer Brings Horrifying Internet Myth To Life

Slender Man Trailer Looks Horrifying !!

Sony revealed the trailer and poster for Slender Man movie which was earlier announced in the year 2016. Slender Man is a fictional supernatural character created by Eric Knudsen as a creepypasta Internet Meme. It is depicted as a thin, unnaturally tall man with a featureless head and face, wearing a black suit.

The character came into the limelight after the readers of the Slender Man stories were involved in the violent crimes as a 12yr old girl stabbed her friend and left her bleeding in the forest. And recently 13 yr old girl in Ohio stabbed her mother and claimed that Slender Man made her do that. Slender Man as per the stories likes to stalk, abduct or traumatize people, particularly children. The character sparked many controversies and became part of various conversations as to how much internet is affecting the lives of the people.

The trailer gives you a glimpse of a very dark and scary movie which can give you numerous sleepless nights. Slender Man is helmed by Sylvain White, the director of ‘Stomp The Yard’ the dance flick. From the trailer, it looks like director wants to take the more traditional route of low budget horror movies. The imagery used in the two-minute clip gives you goosebumps or jump scares as it is filled with maggots, girls shouting, baby’s scary laugh and dimly lit trees.

There is much talk about Slender Man on different forums on platforms like Reddit as the character itself took birth on the forum and became viral. The main reason behind the character going viral is that various people worked in the collaboration which made the stories around the creature more realistic and scary. There are a lot of hopes riding on the shoulders of Sylvain White as fans are anticipating a good movie based on the trailer which we just saw.

Cast, Release Date & Synopsis –

Cast – Joey King, Julia Goldani Telles, and Annalise Basso
Release Date – 18 May 2018
Synopsis – Slender Man tells the story of a tall, thin horrifying figure with unnaturally long arms and a featureless face, who is reputed to be responsible for the haunting and disappearance of countless children and teens.

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