The Last of M. Night Shyamalan twisted adventure, knock on the boothtalks about a family vacation gone wrong – not entirely different from his last horror film, old. But knock on the boothThe family of is not tortured by the sands of time made manifest. No, Shyamalan’s latest villain is way scarier: Dave Bautista in a button down. The film will be released in theaters on February 3, 2023.
In the trailer for knock on the booth, two fathers take their daughter to a remote cabin in the woods. After some lakeside shenanigans, the trio are attacked by a group of four mysterious figures, led by Bautista’s mild-mannered Leonard. After knocking on the family cabin door – while armed to the teeth – the Bautista crew reveal that the family must make an “unthinkable choice”, lest they bring the apocalypse on us all.
In addition to the WWE Superstar-turned-actor, the film stars Jonathan Groff (hamilton, The matrix Resurrections), Rupert Grint (Harry Potter), Ben Aldridge (Pennyworth, Flea bag), Nikki Amuka-Bird (Persuasion, old), Abby Quinn (Little woman, Phone), and newcomer Kristen Cui.
The screenplay was written by Shyamalan, Steve Desmond and Michael Sherman. The film is an adaptation of the book The cabin at the end of the world by Paul Tremblay. Shyamalan also produces knock on the boothalongside some of his previous producers, Marc Bienstock and Ashwin Rajan.