Mary (2019 film)

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Mary
Mary poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byMichael Goi
Produced by
  • Scott Lambert
  • D. Scott Lumpkin
  • Mason McGowin
  • Alexandra Milchan
  • Tucker Tooley
Written byAnthony Jaswinski
Starring
Music byThe Newton Brothers
CinematographyMichael Goi
Edited byJeff Betancourt
Production
companies
Distributed byRLJE Films
Release date
  • August 24, 2019 (2019-08-24) (FrightFest)[1]
  • October 11, 2019 (2019-10-11)
Running time
84 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Mary is a 2019 American horror film, directed by Michael Goi, from a screenplay by Anthony Jaswinski. It stars Gary Oldman, Emily Mortimer, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Stefanie Scott, Chloe Perrin, Douglas Urbanski, Jennifer Esposito, Owen Teague

It was released on October 11, 2019, by RLJE Films.

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

In June 2016, Anthony Jaswinski was announced to write the script for the film, with Tucker Tooley producing.[2] In September 2017, it was announced Gary Oldman, Emily Mortimer, Owen Teague, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Stefanie Scott and Chloe Perrin had joined the cast of the film, with Michael Goi, directing from a screenplay by Anthony Jaswinski.[3][4] In August 2018, Jennifer Esposito joined the cast of the film.[5]

Release[edit]

In July 2019, RLJE Films acquired distribution rights to the film and set it for release on October 11, 2019.[6]

Reception[edit]

The film received largely negative reviews from critics. On the review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 4%, based on 23 reviews, with an average rating of 3.36/10. The consensus reads, "Misguided from stem to stern, Mary wastes the talents of an outstanding cast -- and makes a soggy mess of its supernatural horror story."[7] On Metacritic, the film has a weighted average score of 32 out of 100, based on 11 critics, indicating "generally unfavorable reviews".[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.frightfest.co.uk/2019films/index.html
  2. ^ Fleming Jr, Mike (June 24, 2016). "Haunted Ship Spec By 'Shallows' Scribe Anthony Jaswinski Anchors At Tooley Productions". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved July 12, 2019.
  3. ^ Kit, Borys (September 5, 2017). "Gary Oldman to Star in Supernatural Thriller 'Mary' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved July 12, 2019.
  4. ^ Busch, Anita (September 28, 2017). "Stefanie Scott, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo & Chloe Perrin Join Thriller 'Mary'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved July 12, 2019.
  5. ^ Gonzalez, Umberto (August 24, 2018). "Jennifer Esposito to Appear in Gary Oldman Supernatural Thriller 'Mary'". The Wrap. Retrieved July 12, 2019.
  6. ^ Hipes, Patrick (July 10, 2019). "Gary Oldman-Emily Mortimer Thriller 'Mary' Docks At RLJE Films For Fall Release". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved July 12, 2019.
  7. ^ "Mary (2019)". Rotten Tomatoes. Fandango Media. Retrieved October 17, 2019.
  8. ^ "Mary (2019)". Metacritic. Retrieved October 13, 2019.

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