THE WATCHERS: Ishana Night Shyamalan Scares Up an Eerie Tale in New Trailer

Ishana Night Shyamalan's feature directorial debut film 'THE WATCHERS' is coming soon to theaters and it is terrifying! Check out the official trailer!
The Watchers

The Watchers, produced by M. Night Shyamalan, and written for the screen and directed by Ishana Night Shyamalan, is based on the novel of the same name by A.M. Shine. The film follows Mina, a 28-year-old artist who gets stranded in an untouched forest in western Ireland. She finds shelter but she becomes trapped alongside three strangers who are watched and stalked by mysterious creatures each night.

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The film stars Dakota Fanning (Ocean’s Eight), Georgina Campbell (Barbarian), Oliver Finnegan (Outlander), and Olwen Fouere (The Northman). Alongside Shyamal, Ashwin Rajan and Nimitt Mankad are producing the film with executive producers Jo Homewood and Stephen Dembitzer on board. You can check out the official trailer below:

Where are. Who are. What are…#TheWatchers will be in theaters this June.


The Watchers by A.M. Shine is a horror fiction novel that was released in 2022. It is a gripping and atmospheric horror novel that adeptly intertwines ancient Irish folklore with a modern survival story. The novel has been praised for its claustrophobic and intense narrative and the story takes place in the remote and mysterious forests of Galway, Ireland.

A.M. Shine is an Irish author who has written Literary Horror stories. He has also written The Creeper. His short stories have won various prIzes and he is a member of the Irish Writers Centre. The Watchers, which was his debut novel, was critically acclaimed by readers and reviewers.

Two years later in February 2023, it was announced that New Line Cinema would be producing the film adaptation of the book. Ishana Night Shyamalan, who is the daughter of filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan, will be making her first feature directorial debut. In April, it was announced that Fanning and Campbell joined the cast of the film. When it came to filming the principal photography, it took place in Dublin, Wicklow, and Galway from July to September 2023. Production was granted an interim agreement to continue filming during the 2023 SAG-AFTRA strike in mid-July.

A film that has a mix of Irish folklore is both interesting and horrifying. Just by looking at the trailer, it gives off an eerie feeling and if you are a horror fan who also loves looking into spooky folklore, The Watchers looks like a fascinating film to see.

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The Watchers is set to open exclusively in theaters internationally beginning June 12, 2024, and in North America on June 14.

All About The Watchers

The Watchers

Release Date: June 14, 2024
Director: Ishana Night Shyamalan
Writer: Ishana Night Shyamalan
Executive Producers: Jo Homewood and Stephen Dembitzer
Producers: M. Night Shyamalan, Ashwin Rajan, and Nimitt Fouere
Distribution: Warner Bros. Pictures
Cast: Dakota Fanning, Georgina Campbell, Oliver Finnegan, and Olwen Fouere.

Synopsis: Mina, a 28-year-old artist, who gets stranded in an expansive, untouched forest in western Ireland. When Mina finds shelter, she unknowingly becomes trapped alongside three strangers who are watched and stalked by mysterious creatures each night. You can’t see them, but they see everything.

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SOURCE: Warner Bros.

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