After making a splash in cinemas earlier this year, M3GAN arrives today On Demand and on Digital HD, allowing audiences to relive the terror of the killer doll or dive deep into its horrors for the first time. Blumhouse Productions’ latest film surprised audiences, as January is not known for giving moviegoers a satisfying experience, with M3GAN bucking the trend on the very first weekend of the year to earn praise from critics and audiences alike. Confirmation how successful the film was, a sequel, M3GAN 2.0was already announced by Blumhouse. M3GAN is now On Demand and now on Digital HD.
She’s more than just a toy. She is part of the family. Of the most prolific minds in horror — James Wan, the filmmaker behind the saw, insidious, and Conjure it franchises, and Blumhouse, the producer of the Halloween movies, The black phoneand The Invisible Man –– comes a fresh new face in fear.
M3GAN is a marvel of artificial intelligence, a lifelike doll programmed to be a child’s greatest companion and a parent’s greatest ally. Designed by the brilliant roboticist of the toy company Gemma (Get out‘s Allison Williams), M3GAN can listen and watch and learn as she becomes friend and teacher, playmate and protector to the child she is attached to.
When Gemma suddenly becomes the caretaker of her 8-year-old orphaned niece, Cady (Violet McGraw, The Ghost of Hill House), Gemma is insecure and unprepared to grow older. Under a heavy workload, Gemma decides to pair her M3GAN prototype with Cady in an attempt to solve both problems – a decision that will have unimaginable consequences.
Produced by Jason Blum and James Wan, M3GAN is directed by award-winning filmmaker Gerard Johnstone (Housebound), from a screenplay by Akela Cooper (Evil, the nun 2) based on a story by Akela Cooper and James Wan.
The film also stars Ronny Chieng (Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings), Brian Jordan Alvarez (Will and grace), Jen Van Epps (Cowboy Bebop), Lori Dungey (Under the spell of the ring: the company of the ringexpanded edition) and Stephane Garneau-Monten (Straightforward).
The sequel aims to regain attention from January releases such as M3GAN 2.0 currently touts a release date of January 17, 2025. M3GAN 2.0 has original writer Akela Cooper back.
M3GAN is now On Demand and now on Digital HD.
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