The film, starring Ethan Hawke, follows a boy found locked in a basement, stained with the blood of half a dozen murdered children. With it is a black antique telephone in the cellar with the cord cut off. But the phone rings at night with calls from dead children, helping the boy plan his escape.
Derrickson adapted the screenplay with C. Robert Cargill. “The Black Phone” is based on a short story by Joe Hill. In a pre-recorded talk for CinemaCon attendees in August, Hawke said that Blumhouse founder Jason Blum had previousl...Show More