Emma Watson swaps witches for satanic cults in first Regression trailer

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Feb 13, 2015, 3:31 PM EST

An eerie international trailer for Regression, starring Harry Potter’s Emma Watson and Ethan Hawke, has been released, giving us a first look at the movie. Regression is by Alejandro Amenábar, the celebrated filmmaker who made the surreal thriller Open Your Eyes (which was later remade as Vanilla Sky, starring Tom Cruise) and that other eerie ghost story, The Others, starring Nicole Kidman. With RegressionAmenábar is returning to his psychological horror roots after dabbling in real-life stories with the biographical drama The Sea Inside.

The upcoming movie is about coverups and satanic cults and is set in Minnesota in the 1990s. It features some mysterious and ominous robed figures. Here’s the gist of the story:

Regression “tracks detective Bruce Kenner (Hawke) as he investigates the case of young Angela (Emma Watson), who accuses her father, John Gray, (David Dencik) of an unspeakable crime. When John unexpectedly and without recollection admits his guilt, recknowned psychologist Dr. Raines (David Thewlis) is brought in to help him relive his memories. What they discover unmasks a horrifying nationwide mystery.”

Have a look at the trailer:

Regression will hit theaters on Aug. 28, 2015. What did you think of the trailer? Will that be a must-see flick for you?

(via ShockTillYouDrop)