Disney has long tried to turn its theme park attractions into blockbuster movies, but so far the results have been mixed. However, the studio is not giving up just yet, and the first trailer for the upcoming film Haunted Mansion suggests that they are determined to make it work, no matter how much time and effort it takes.
The new Haunted Mansion movie follows the story of Gabbie (played by Rosario Dawson), a single mom, and her son Travis (Chase Dillon) as they move into an old mansion in Louisiana’s French Quarter. The two soon discover that the mansion is home to a horde of mischievous ghosts, and they seek the help of a team of unconventional spiritualists to get rid of them.
While Gabbie and her team of experts attempt to exorcise the house of its paranormal residents, the ghosts are not about to leave without a fight. As the living and the dead clash, chaos and humor ensue.
What’s impressive about the Haunted Mansion trailer is how it manages to strike a balance between horror and comedy without leaning too heavily on either. It looks like the film will be more than just a series of cheap jump scares or slapstick gags; instead, it appears to have a well-crafted plot and engaging characters.
The star-studded cast of Haunted Mansion includes Jamie Lee Curtis, Danny DeVito, Dan Levy, Winona Ryder, and Hasan Minhaj, alongside the already mentioned Tiffany Haddish and Owen Wilson. With such a talented ensemble, the movie promises to be a fun and memorable experience.
Overall, Haunted Mansion seems like a promising addition to Disney’s roster of theme park-based movies. The film is scheduled to hit theaters on July 28th, and fans of horror-comedy should definitely mark their calendars.