Movies The Witches Release Date, Cast, Plot & More

The Witches Release Date, Cast, Plot & More

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Robert Zemeckis-helmed Warner Bros. adaptation of Roald Dahl’s The Witches is going to release this October. Initially formed to release in the theatres, the plan is changed in the wake of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The movie is going to get its Halloween release, and it will be available on the studio’s streaming service, i.e., HBO Max.

fans will be able to stream the movie from their home. It is a perfect choice for a family watch. So, here’s what you can expect from this upcoming movie The Witches release.

When will The Witches release?

With the New York City and Los Angeles cinema houses still closed, the upcoming movie The Witches will soon stream from home. The film is scheduling to open in theatres on October 16, 2020. But now, The Witches heads to the studio’s streaming service HBO Max on October 22, 2020, in the United States.

The viewers in the UK will be able to rent the movie via Premium Video on Demand (PVOD) platforms from October 26, 2020, four days later, to the US release. The participating digital retailers will give the viewers to rent the movie for 48 hours to watch it.

Who will be seen in the cast of The Witches?

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The Witches stars Anne Hathaway as the Grand High Witch. She is joining by Octavia Spencer, who plays the grandmother to Bruno. Jahzir Kadeem Bruno stars as Bruno in the movie.

Comedian Chris Rock is the narrator who gives a firsthand account of his childhood experience. Stanley Tucci appears as Mr. Stringer, the posh hotel manager, and it is in this hotel, the witches will frame their evil plan.

Oscar winners Guillermo del Toro and Alfonso Cuarón join as executive producers of The Witches, alongside Robert Zemeckis as the director.

What is the plot of The Witches?

The upcoming movie, The Witches adapts Roald Dahl’s dark 1983 children’s book bearing the same title. It is also a subtle remake of the 1990 film of the same name starring Anjelica Huston.

The movie’s plot follows the story of a young boy Bruno, who hears a group the witches hatching an evil plan in a fancy hotel. The witches plan to convert the children into mice, and once this is done, the children will be exterminated.

Bruno teams up with his grandmother and two other children to stop this evil and terrifying scheme. Bruno puts his head and soul together to stop this plan, but this will be double difficult as a magical potion transforms him into a rodent. The events of The Witches movie will take place in the 1960s, Alabama.

Is the trailer of The Witches available?

Warner Bros. Pictures published the official trailer for The Witcher on October 2, 2020. So, fans will take a look at it.

Zemeckis’ adaptation gives a classic touch to Roald Dahl The Witches. The upcoming movie’s story remains true to its source while the aesthetics will cater to the modern audience. So, get ready to make your Halloween more spooky with the upcoming release of Anne Hathaway starring The Witches movie.

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Simran Bhagat
Simran is a Literature student who loves to engage herself in classic novels and binges on period dramas. Besides this, she is an aspiring writer and her interest in poetry and music keeps her going. She is a freelance writer, and usually writes reviews on books, series and occasionally pens down her thoughts. She usually invests her earnings in hoarding books up her shelves.

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