First poster for Dark Places, starring Charlize Theron and Nicholas Hoult

Last Updated on July 22, 2021

Before she wrote GONE GIRL and became a literary champion, Gillian Flynn penned a similarly dark drama about a f*cked up family called DARK PLACES. The book was made into a film two years ago by Gilles Paquet-Brenner and while it has taken some time reaching theaters, it’s finally ready to be seen by a small part of the world. Below you’ll see a French poster for the thriller, which is opening in France next month. We don’t know when it’ll be coming out in the U.S. yet, but A24 and DirectTV acquired all U.S rights back in November; hopefully we’ll find out more soon.

DARK PLACES tells the story of Libby Day (Charlize Theron), a woman who, at the age of 7, survives the massacre of her family and testifies against her brother as the murderer. Twenty-five years later, a group obsessed with solving notorious crimes confronts her with questions about the horrific event. Told in a series of flashbacks from the points of view of Libby’s mother, Patty, and her brother, Ben, Libby is forced to revisit that fateful day and begins to question what exactly she saw – or didn’t see – the night of the tragedy.

In addition to Theron, DARK PLACES stars Chloe Grace Moretz, Nicholas Hoult, Christina Hendricks, Tye Sheridan and Corey Stoll.

Source: Indiewire

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