We don’t mind admitting that we are quite looking forward to July horror flick The Gallows, the latest frightener courtesy of Blumhouse Productions.

So for that reason, we’re pretty pleased that Warner Bros UK and New Line Cinema have offered up a couple of clips for the film to whet the appetite.

Before that, here’s the film’s synopsis:

Twenty years after an accident caused the death of the lead actor during a high school play, students at the same small town school resurrect the failed stage production in a misguided attempt to honor the anniversary of the tragedy—but ultimately find out that some things are better left alone.

Here’s the film’s ‘Opening Scene’:

 

And here’s the second clip, entitled ‘Backstage’:

 

Starring Cassidy Gifford, Ryan Shoos, Reese Mishler and Pfeifer Brown, and written and directed by Travis Cluff and Chris Lofing, The Gallows swings into cinemas on July 17.

About The Author

Simon Fitzjohn

Simon is a journalism tutor in London, who also just happens to be a movie fanatic, with a craving for the darker side of cinema. He has written two books, one on the horror films of director Bob Clark (2014) and the other on the history of the character Norman Bates (2015). His third book, on the work of British exploitation director Pete Walker, is due in 2017.