Mama

(2013)

Guillermo del Toro presents Mama, a supernatural thriller that tells the haunting tale of two little girls who disappeared into the woods the day that their parents were killed. When they are rescued years later and begin a new life, they find that someone or something still wants to come tuck them in at night.

Five years ago, sisters Victoria and Lilly vanished from their suburban neighborhood without a trace. Since then, their Uncle Lucas (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) and his girlfriend, Annabel (Jessica Chastain), have been madly searching for them. But when, incredibly, the kids are found alive in a decrepit cabin, the couple wonders if the girls are the only guests they have welcomed into their home.

As Annabel tries to introduce the children to a normal life, she grows convinced of an evil presence in their house. Are the sisters experiencing traumatic stress, or is a ghost coming to visit them? How did the broken girls survive those years all alone? As she answers these disturbing questions, the new mother will find that the whispers she hears at bedtime are coming from the lips of a deadly presence.

‘Mama’ Blu-ray and DVD Arrive May 7th

‘Mama’ Blu-ray and DVD Arrive May 7th

From Academy Award nominated actress Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty, The Help) comes the pulse-pounding tale of one mother's twisted love in Mama. Brought to life by Academy Award nominee Guillermo del Toro (Pan's Labyrinth) and also starring Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Game of Thrones), Mama will be available on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand on May 7, 2013 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. Also available on Digital Download on April 23, 2013.

Mama is the haunting tale of two little girls who vanish without a trace from their suburban neighborhood the day that their parents were killed. But when the young sisters are found alive years later in a decrepit cabin, their uncle (Coster-Waldau) and his girlfriend, Annabel (Chastain), take them in. As they try to introduce the children to a normal life, Annabel begins to wonder if the traumatized girls are the only guests they have welcomed into their home or if someone or something still wants to come tuck them in at night.

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‘Mama’ Director Andres Muschietti Takes ‘Bird Box’

‘Mama’ Director Andres Muschietti Takes ‘Bird Box’

http://movieweb.com/person/andres-muschietti/Andres Muschietti is in talks to helm an adaptation of Josh Malerman's upcoming novel Bird Box for Universal.

Plot details are few, but we do know that the story will be set in a post apocalyptic time and centers on a woman and two children that make their way down a river. The studio is currently searching for a writer.

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Universal Wants a Sequel to Guillermo Del Toro's ‘Mama’

Universal Wants a Sequel to Guillermo Del Toro's ‘Mama’

Universal Pictures is eyeing Mama as a potential franchise, with early discussions under way about making a sequel to director Andres Muschietti's horror-thriller.

The model he is speaking of is the Universal Studios International co-production with Barbara Muschietti's company Toma 78, where the project was reconceived as an English-language Canadian-Spanish co-production. Universal had initially planned on making the film a Spanish-language production.

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‘Mama’ Motion Test Featurette

‘Mama’ Motion Test Featurette

Universal Pictures' horror-thriller Mama took the top spot at the box office last weekend, taking in an impressive $28.1 million. The studio has released an intriguing behind-the-scenes video that shows fans how Mama herself came to life. This motion test reveals actor Javier Botet's unorthodox movements that, combined with prosthetics, makeup, and CGI hair, brought this creepy character to the silver screen in director Andres Muschietti's captivating thriller.

Mama was released January 18th, 2013.

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BOX OFFICE BEAT DOWN: ‘Mama’ Wins with $28.1 Million

BOX OFFICE BEAT DOWN: ‘Mama’ Wins with $28.1 Million

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‘Mama’ Featurette with Jessica Chastain and Guillermo Del Toro

‘Mama’ Featurette with Jessica Chastain and Guillermo Del Toro

Following the photo gallery from yesterday, Universal Pictures has unveiled a new featurette for Mama. Executive producer Guillermo del Toro takes us through the story of this white-knuckle thriller, centering on two orphans taken in by a loving family after spending five years in the wilderness alone. Watch as never-before-seen footage and on-set interviews with stars Jessica Chastain and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau offer insight into this creepy yarn about dead parents and the children they've left behind.

Mama was released January 18th, 2013.

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‘Mama’ Photos with Jessica Chastain and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

‘Mama’ Photos with Jessica Chastain and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

Universal Pictures has released 10 new photos from Mama, director Andres Muschietti's gripping thriller that will make you think twice about adopting. A raven-haired Jessica Chastain and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau star as Annabel and Lucas, who take in Lucas' young nieces (Megan Charpentier and Isabelle Nélisse) who were living in the woods by themselves for five years. When the youngsters come to live with this happy couple, they bring with them a dark secret that will tear this family apart. Take a look at these photos from this intense thrill ride, which includes behind-the-scenes shots with producer Guillermo del Toro.

Mama was released January 18th, 2013.

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Guillermo Del Toro's ‘Mama’ Clips with All-New Terrifying Footage

Guillermo Del Toro's ‘Mama’ Clips with All-New Terrifying Footage

Universal has unleashed four clips from Guillermo del Toro's horror thriller Mama. Jessica Chastain and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau star in this thriller centering on two young girls who go missing after their mother dies. After starting a new life on their own, the two girls find that they are being haunted by their deceased Mama. Watch as this horrifying woman comes back to claim her lost children with over four minutes of new footage.

Mama was released January 18th, 2013.

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