Video: Trailer for horror flick Mama surfaces Simon Fitzjohn September 13, 2012 Latest News and Videos 579 Creepy kids and juniors in jeopardy have been a staple of the horror genre pretty much since it came into being. And with the likes of The Children, Orphan and Insidious doing decent business in recent years, the theme seems set to be here for some time. While I have watched both those flicks (and a whole lot more like them), I must admit a lot of that is feeling that I should watch them, rather than necessarily wanting to. But throw a terror tot film at me that both stars Oscar nominee Jessica Chastain, as well as being produced by none other than Guillermo Del Toro and I am interested. Sure, Del Toro was involved in the recent Don’t Be Afraid Of The Dark mess, but let’s give him a pass on that one. Mama tells the story of Chastain and on-screen hubby Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, who decide to take in his two nieces after they are found five years after disappearing following their mother’s murder. Sure enough, things start going bump in the night, with the kids convinced the mysterious ‘Mama’ is responsible. The trailer is effective enough, if somewhat cliché, so let’s hope for good things when the Andres Muschietti directed film is released in January.