La Llorona poster
More info i
Source: New Line Cinema

The Curse of La Llorona trailer introduces an evil ghost woman coming for your kids

Contributed by
Oct 18, 2018

After a filming process that was reportedly cursed itself, The Curse of La Llorona debuted its first terrifying trailer today. The James Wan-produced film (previously titled The Children) tackles a Mexican ghost story about The Weeping Woman. Director Michael Chaves brings a cast including Raymond Cruz, Patricia Velasquez, and Linda Cardellini to a movie just as intent on building out the families of these kids as it is on ruining these poor children’s days.

A mysterious undead woman, cursed for killing her own offspring, now haunts the earth (specifically '70s L.A.) searching for misbehaving youths to take, thanks to a script by Mikki Daughtry and Tobias Iaconis. Yikes. It’s even worse when you see the trailer.

Take a look:

When the preist says that La Llorona is a folktale... "for some," well, you know things are about to go down. The good news is that this ghost seems to be similar to a raptor in a Jurassic Park movie, where locks and car doors slow it down. The bad news is that kids are stupid and ghosts always get the jump-scare victory.

The film also released its first poster, which puts these children at just as much risk as you may have guessed:

La Llorona poster

Source: New Line Cinema

La Llorona hits theaters on April 19 of next year.

Make Your Inbox Important

Get our newsletter and you’ll be delivered the most interesting stories, videos and interviews weekly.

Sign-up breaker
Sign out: