The Boy (2016 film)

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The Boy is a 2016 horror film directed by William Brent Bell and written by Stacey Menear.wikipedia
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William Brent Bell

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The Boy is a 2016 horror film directed by William Brent Bell and written by Stacey Menear. On July 14, 2014, it was announced that The Devil Insides director William Brent Bell was set to direct a supernatural thriller, The Inhabitant, which Tom Rosenberg and Gary Lucchesi would produce through Lakeshore Entertainment, along with Roy Lee, Matt Berenson, Jim Wedaa, through Vertigo Entertainment.
He is best known for his work on horror films such as Stay Alive (2006), The Devil Inside (2012), Wer (2013), The Boy (2016), and Brahms: The Boy II (2019).

Lauren Cohan

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The film stars Lauren Cohan and Rupert Evans.
Her film appearances include the comedy Van Wilder: The Rise of Taj (2006), the psychological thriller horror The Boy (2016), the superhero film Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016), the biographical drama All Eyez on Me (2017), and the action thriller Mile 22 (2018).

Rupert Evans

The film stars Lauren Cohan and Rupert Evans. On March 11, 2015, more cast was announced, which included Jim Norton, Diana Hardcastle, Ben Robson, Rupert Evans, and James Russell.
In 2014, Evans starred in the horror film The Canal, and in 2016 had a supporting role in the horror film The Boy.

Jim Norton (Irish actor)

Jim Norton
On March 11, 2015, more cast was announced, which included Jim Norton, Diana Hardcastle, Ben Robson, Rupert Evans, and James Russell.
He plays the role of Mr. Heelshire in 2016 film The Boy.

Diana Hardcastle

On March 11, 2015, more cast was announced, which included Jim Norton, Diana Hardcastle, Ben Robson, Rupert Evans, and James Russell.

STX Entertainment

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The film was released by STXfilms on January 22, 2016.
In line with its mission to make medium-budget, star-driven content, STX Films projects have included Bad Moms starring Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell and Christina Applegate; Molly's Game, written and directed by Aaron Sorkin and starring Jessica Chastain; The Gift, written, co-produced and directed by Joel Edgerton and starring Jason Bateman and Rebecca Hall; The Edge of Seventeen starring Hailee Steinfeld; The Foreigner starring Jackie Chan and Pierce Brosnan; Secret in Their Eyes starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Nicole Kidman and Julia Roberts; The Boy starring Lauren Cohan; and Free State of Jones starring Matthew McConaughey.

Dirty Grandpa

The film was released in the United States on January 22, 2016, alongside Dirty Grandpa and The 5th Wave, and was projected to gross $10–13 million from 2,671 theaters in its opening weekend.
The film was released in North America on January 22, 2016, alongside The 5th Wave and The Boy, and was projected to gross $10–13 million from 2,912 theaters in its opening weekend.

Lakeshore Entertainment

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On July 14, 2014, it was announced that The Devil Insides director William Brent Bell was set to direct a supernatural thriller, The Inhabitant, which Tom Rosenberg and Gary Lucchesi would produce through Lakeshore Entertainment, along with Roy Lee, Matt Berenson, Jim Wedaa, through Vertigo Entertainment.

Roy Lee

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On July 14, 2014, it was announced that The Devil Insides director William Brent Bell was set to direct a supernatural thriller, The Inhabitant, which Tom Rosenberg and Gary Lucchesi would produce through Lakeshore Entertainment, along with Roy Lee, Matt Berenson, Jim Wedaa, through Vertigo Entertainment.

Gary Lucchesi

On July 14, 2014, it was announced that The Devil Insides director William Brent Bell was set to direct a supernatural thriller, The Inhabitant, which Tom Rosenberg and Gary Lucchesi would produce through Lakeshore Entertainment, along with Roy Lee, Matt Berenson, Jim Wedaa, through Vertigo Entertainment.

Tom Rosenberg

On July 14, 2014, it was announced that The Devil Insides director William Brent Bell was set to direct a supernatural thriller, The Inhabitant, which Tom Rosenberg and Gary Lucchesi would produce through Lakeshore Entertainment, along with Roy Lee, Matt Berenson, Jim Wedaa, through Vertigo Entertainment.

The 5th Wave (film)

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The film was released in the United States on January 22, 2016, alongside Dirty Grandpa and The 5th Wave, and was projected to gross $10–13 million from 2,671 theaters in its opening weekend.
The film was released in North America on January 22, 2016, alongside Dirty Grandpa and The Boy, and was projected to gross $10–14 million from 2,908 theaters in its opening weekend.

Daniel Pearl (cinematographer)

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He is known for his cinematography work on various horror films, including The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) and its 2003 remake, Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007), Friday the 13th (2009), The Boy (2016) and Mom and Dad (2017).

Huayi Brothers

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The Boy is a 2016 horror film directed by William Brent Bell and written by Stacey Menear.

Victoria, British Columbia

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Filming began on March 10, 2015, in Victoria, British Columbia. On March 10, 2015, principal photography on The Boy officially began in Victoria, British Columbia, at Craigdarroch Castle, announced by the studios.

Montana

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Greta Evans, a young American from Montana, is hired as a nanny by the Heelshires.

United Kingdom

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Upon arriving in their small town in the United Kingdom, the elderly couple show Greta her charge: a porcelain doll named Brahms that they treat like their son.

Peanut butter and jelly sandwich

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She later finds a peanut butter and jelly sandwich outside her door.

The Devil Inside (film)

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On July 14, 2014, it was announced that The Devil Insides director William Brent Bell was set to direct a supernatural thriller, The Inhabitant, which Tom Rosenberg and Gary Lucchesi would produce through Lakeshore Entertainment, along with Roy Lee, Matt Berenson, Jim Wedaa, through Vertigo Entertainment.

Principal photography

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On March 10, 2015, principal photography on The Boy officially began in Victoria, British Columbia, at Craigdarroch Castle, announced by the studios.