The prequel to Jaume Collet-Orphan, Serras, titled Orphan: First Kill, will hit theaters on August 19, 2022. Paramount+ will also release the film on the same day. The terrifying story of Esther escaping from a mental hospital and traveling to America is the main theme of the prequel.
In addition to numerous other actors in supporting roles, Julia Stiles and Isabelle Fuhrman can be seen in prominent roles. To learn more about the plot, release date, and other information for Orphan: First Kill on Paramount+, read on.
Release date for Orphan: First Kill on Paramount+ and more information
Estimated release time for Orphan: First Kill on Paramount+ is Friday, August 19, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. PT/3:00 p.m. ET (tentative time). The film will be released in cinemas on the same day. The main character of the film is Esther, who has just escaped from a mental institution and travels to America while posing as someone else. On July 13, 2022, Paramount released the film’s official trailer, giving viewers a glimpse of its spooky universe and intricate cast of people.
Esther, played by Isabelle Fuhrman, is the focus of the trailer. Overall, it has the same spooky atmosphere as the first film. This one would no doubt appeal to fans of psychological horror movies like Drag Me to Hell and Insidious. Paramount released the synopsis of the film along with the trailer on their official YouTube channel. It reads as follows:
Esther’s tragic journey continues in this riveting prequel to the original and chilling horror film Orphan. Esther travels to America posing as the missing daughter of a wealthy family after planning a grand escape from a psychiatric hospital in Estonia. However, a shocking turn of events pits her against a mother who would do anything to protect her family from the deadly “child”.
The first film, Orphan, released in 2009, is about a couple who, after the death of their pregnant child, decide to adopt a girl from an orphanage. Things take a sudden turn when her adopted daughter acts violently. The film was a commercial success, receiving mostly positive to mixed reviews from critics, who praised the film’s tone and plot.
A quick look at the cast of Orphan: First Kill
Actress Isabelle Fuhrman plays Esther Albright, the title character, in the film. “The Hunger Games,” “The Novice,” and “Masters of Sex,” to name a few, are just a few of the popular shows and films that Fuhrman has appeared in.
In addition to Fuhrman, the film stars a variety of other actors in key supporting roles, including:
Tricia Albright played by Julia Stiles
Gunnar Albright is played by Matthew Finlan.
Allen Albright is played by Rossif Sutherland.
Inspector Donnan is played by Hiro Kanagawa.
Sam Walkes plays Dr. sayer
The film’s screenplay was written by David Coggeshall, while William Brent Bell is in charge of directing.
Don’t forget to watch Orphan: First Kill on Friday, August 19, 2022 on Paramount+.