The House with a Clock in Its Walls is an upcoming American fantasy film directed by Eli Roth and written by Eric Kripke. It is based on the novel of the same name written by John Bellairs and illustrated by Edward Gorey. The film stars Jack Black, Cate Blanchett, Owen Vaccaro, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Sunny Suljic, and Kyle MacLachlan. It will be released by Universal Pictures on September 21, 2018.
Ten-year-old Lewis goes to live with his uncle in a creaky old house that contains a mysterious ticktock noise. When Lewis accidentally awakens the dead, the town’s sleepy facade magically springs to life with a secret world of witches and warlocks.
Initial release: September 20, 2018 (Germany) Director: Eli Roth Adapted from: The House with a Clock in Its Walls Story by: John Bellairs Production companies: Amblin Entertainment, Reliance Entertainment, Mythology Entertainment Producers: Eric Kripke, James Vanderbilt, Brad Fischer