Rating: R (Violence, Pervasive Language, Drug Use)
Runtime: 1hr 36min
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Original Language: English
Director(s): Tim Story
Producer: Tim Story, Tracy Oliver, E. Brian Dobbins, Sharla Sumpter Bridge, Jason Clark, Marcei A. Brown
Writer: Dewayne Perkins, Tracy Oliver
Release Date (Theaters): x
Production Co: MRC Film, The Story Company
The Blackening is a horror comedy film that follows seven friends who reunite for a Juneteenth weekend getaway. They rent a cabin in the woods and plan to spend the weekend drinking, playing games, and catching up. However, their plans are quickly derailed when they discover a mysterious board game called “The Blackening” in a room marked “Game Room”.
The friends decide to play the game, but they soon realize that it is not a game at all. The friends must work together to survive the game and escape the cabin, but they soon realize that the killer is always one step ahead of them.
The Blackening is a dark and twisted horror comedy that will keep you on the edge of your seat.
Grace Byers as Allison
Jermaine Fowler as Clifton
Melvin Gregg as King
X Mayo as Shanika
Dewayne Perkins as Dewayne
Antoinette Robertson as Lisa
Sinqua Walls as Nnamdi
Jay Pharoah as Shawn
Yvonne Orji as Morgan
Diedrich Bader as Officer White
James Preston Rogers as Camden Conner