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Netflix’s Nightbooks: Release Date, Plot & Cast


In this article, we will be looking at Netflix’s Nightbooks release date.  For those who don’t know, Nightbooks is an upcoming American dark fantasy film directed by David Yarovesky, based on the script written by Mikki Daughtry and Tobias Iaconis. The movie is based upon the 2018 horror-fantasy children’s book written by  J. A. White of the same name. Along with looking at Nightbooks release date, we will also be looking at everything we know so far regarding this upcoming American dark fantasy film, including the cast and what to expect.

In Netflix’s Nightbooks, we will see Alex, a young boy who becomes the prisoner of a witch. To stay alive, Alex convinces the witch to let him tell her a scary story every night. With the help of the witch’s servant, Yazmin, the two decides to escape the witch’s apartment. But it won’t be any easy since the apartment is a magical labyrinth filled with various dangers. They also need to make sure to escape from the place before the witch can catch up with them and kill them both. Netflix announced the movie back in June 2019; the film’s Principal photography took place from October 14 to December 17, 2020, in Toronto, Ontario.

Netflix’s Nightbooks is based upon the 2018 horror-fantasy children’s book written by  J. A. White of the same name.

Netflix’s Nightbooks release date

It has been officially revealed that Netflix’s Nightbooks release date will premiere on September 15, 2021. Netflix has released the trailer for the movie before the Halloween season. For those curious about the storyline of Netflix’s Nightbooks, you can try reading the Nightbooks novel written by J.A. White since the movie is based on the same book.

But as we have said in the beginning, the story is mainly about a young boy named Alex, who is obsessed with scary stories was imprisoned by an evil witch. He tells scary stories to her every night to stay alive. But Alex is not alone, and she also has another prisoner Yasmin as her servant. Together, they set to escape from the evil witch’s magical apartment, filled with various dangerous traps, and make sure they don’t get killed by the witch.

The cast of Netflix’s Nightbooks

In the movie, we will see Winslow Fegley as Alex, the young boy trapped by the evil witch, Lidya Jewett, as another prisoner, who the witch trapped, and we have Krysten Ritter as Natacha, the evil who impersonates both Gegley and Jewett. Other cast members in the movie include Miley Haik, Liam Couvion, Taylor Belle, Khiyla Aynne, Jess Brown, Luxton Handspiker, and Eden Gjoka.

 Krysten Ritter as Natacha

In the movie, we see Krysten Ritter as Natacha, the evil witch who impersonates Gegley and Jewett.

What all horror movies to watch on Netflix while waiting for Nightbooks?

While waiting for Nightbooks to come on Netflix, you can watch other horror movies on Netflix. Netflix recently has added a good amount of horror movies for the viewers to watch. It’s a great time for horror movie fans. Below we have provided some suggestions which you can checkout.

Bird Box

Bird Box is a film, where we are taken to the world, attacked by some monsters where if you look at them, it will derive usu from doing suicide. Most of society was lead to suicide by this. In this world, we are looking at the life of a mother and her two children who make a desperate bid to reach safety. Many scenes in the movie are guaranteed to make us tense and feel scared for the characters we connect to. The movie is worth watching.

Army of the Dead

After Zack Snyders Justice League, Jack Snyder return with another big-budget film. This time it is a horror movie. The Army of the Dead movie is set in a world where a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas is quarantined from the world. A group of mercenaries is sent to recover the cash in the vault of a casino here. Even though the movie may get a bit lagging at times, it is still worth your time.

Fear Street

Imagine a horror movie trilogy that is Fear Street. This is a horror movie trilogy where we see the world affected by the brutal slayings of an evil force. A teen and her friends need to take down the evil force that’s plagued their notorious town for centuries.

The Babysitter

This is the story about Cole, who discovers that his hot babysitter is part of a satanic cult, and she will do anything to keep him quiet.

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