Plot, Cast, and Everything We Know

Christopher Lloyd, a shining star and a staple of the culture and classics that define childhood as the Back to the future franchise and the Addams Family films, will lend its comforting charm and characteristic charisma to Halloween spirit, a film about the spooktastic store, fulfilling all of our most pressing spooky season needs since 1983! First, Lloyd is confirmed for The Mandalorian season 3, now what? Times couldn’t be better. The man behind Doc Brown, beloved Uncle Fester and underrated criminal Al in the movie Angels in the outfield, will headline the film alongside 90s rom-com star Rachael Leigh Cook She is all that and The Babysitters Club.


It’s hard to say how important this movie is to those of us who have a personal, nostalgic, and deeply emotional connection to the Spirit Halloween store, which, let’s face it, most of us do. Halloween, Día de los Muertos, or their equivalents in various parts of the globe, is the holidays for a large part of the population with a deep community meaning. There’s no shortage of films that help us increase the creepiness every year, whether for fun or to inspire spiritual caution. The spirit of Halloween is the commercial hotspot to celebrate our love of all things Halloweeny, spooky and festively suggestive. Combine these two things? We can’t wait to see what this film has in store for us.

Halloween fans and ardent Spirit Halloween patrons of all ages are sure to check it out once it’s released. Here’s everything we know and expect to see from this scary movie!

Spirit Halloween: The Plot

Besides fun Halloween costumes, party supplies, props, and just about anything else you can think of to make your Halloween the spooky event it deserves to be, what else can you think of? Halloween spirit the movie is going to be about? So far, it’s marketed as a family and kid-friendly movie. Of course, especially lately, that hasn’t stopped the adult population from indulging in some of their favorite newly relaunched franchises or new works celebrating beloved childhood products or traditions.

The synopsis for Halloween spirit is as follows:

“When a new Spirit Halloween store pops up in a deserted mall, three college friends who think they’ve outgrown the trick or treat dare to spend the night locked inside the store on Halloween night. “, we read in the logline. “But they soon discover that the store is haunted by an angry evil spirit who has possessed the creepy animatronic characters. The children embark on a thrilling and spooky adventure in order to survive the night and avoid becoming possessed themselves. .

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While apparently drawing inspiration from projects such as Five nights at Freddy’s, who hasn’t dreamed of being trapped in a Spirit Halloween? And who doesn’t love its spooky animatronic creatures and ghouls, waiting to surprise unsuspecting shoppers the moment you set foot in the store?

Spirit Halloween: The Cast

Halloween spirit will star Christopher Lloyd, Rachael Leigh Cook, Brad Carter (ozark, Yellowstone) and Marla Gibbs (days of our lives, Young Sheldon). The youngest cast of teens and kids includes Marissa Reyes (The Raven’s House) as Kate, Dylan Martin Frankel (Life and Beth, The Raven’s House), Jaiden J. Smith (Horror stories in two sentences, Blue blood), Billie Roy as Joanie and Donovan Colan (Bootleg alcohol, Chapelwaite) like Jake.

Spirit Halloween: a new Halloween must-have?

According to reports, the film has already finished production. Nothing now prevents us from running to the theater in October! The film is directed by David Poag, for whom Halloween spirit the film will be his feature directorial debut and is written by Billie Bates. While being produced by Spirit Halloween itself, it will also have the relatively smaller production labels Strike Back Studios and Hideout Pictures, which offer a fun and suggestive list of provocative and humorous films and plays.

The above doesn’t tell us much about what to expect. Spirit Halloween: The Movie, and that’s probably a good thing. The collaborators on this project are paving the way for us to be amazed and thrilled by this moving and surprising Halloween celebration of our childhood, and based on their previous work, these artists certainly seem like the people who will deliver. Ultimately, we want to see cool costumes and setups come to life. We expect Christopher Lloyd to do the amazing thing he does from time to time, where he defines our childhood (and our adulthood) and raises our expectations to high levels. We can’t wait to see this movie when it comes out in October, and we hope it becomes a Halloween staple for the ages! We also hope we can purchase costumes from the film at the Spirit Halloween store when they reopen for the spooky season later this summer.

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Release date

Spirit Halloween: The Movie will be released in October 2022.

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