Escape Room (film)

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Escape Room
Teaser poster
Directed byAdam Robitel
Produced by
Written by
  • Bragi F. Schut
  • Maria Melnik
Music byBrian Tyler
John Carey
CinematographyMarc Spicer
Edited bySteve Mirkovich
Distributed bySony Pictures Releasing
Release date
  • January 4, 2019 (2019-01-04) (United States)
CountryUnited States

Escape Room is an upcoming 2019 American psychological thriller film directed by Adam Robitel and written by Bragi F. Schut and Maria Melnik. The film will star Logan Miller, Deborah Ann Woll, Taylor Russell, Tyler Labine, Jay Ellis, and Nik Dodani.

The film is set to be released in the United States on January 4, 2019, by Columbia Pictures.


Six strangers are invited to compete in a series of immersive escape rooms. However, when they discover that whoever leaves the room last will die, they must use their wits to survive.



On August 9, 2017, it was announced that the film, then titled The Maze, had commenced the casting process.[1] It was also revealed that the film would shoot in South Africa in late 2017.[2] In January 2018, Robitel told Syfy that production had wrapped and the film would be released in September 2018.[3] In May 2018, however, it was announced that the film had been retitled Escape Room and would be released on November 30, 2018.[4] A month later, the film was pushed back to February 1, 2019.[5] The film is now scheduled for release on January 4, 2019.[6]


The first trailer was released on October 19, 2018.[7]


  1. ^ Jr, Mike Fleming (2017-08-09). "Logan Miller, Deborah Ann Woll, Taylor Russell Enter 'The Maze'". Deadline. Retrieved 2018-01-13.
  2. ^ "Deborah Ann Woll, Logan Miller to Star in Sony's 'The Maze'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2018-01-13.
  3. ^ Wax, Alyse (2018-01-05). "How a new director helped Insidious: The Last Key change up the franchise". Syfy. Retrieved 2018-01-13.
  4. ^ Pedersen, Erik. "'Peter Rabbit 2' Gets Sony Greenlight; 2020 Release Date Set". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 8, 2018.
  5. ^ Sony Dates Jason Reitman’s ‘The Front Runner’, Untitled James Gunn Horror Pic & ‘Escape Room’
  6. ^ Sony Moves ‘Escape Room’ Up By A Month & ‘Miss Bala’ By A Week
  7. ^ Romano, Nick (October 19, 2018). "Escape rooms turn deadly in trailer for Insidious: The Last Key director's new horror film". Retrieved October 19, 2018.

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