A Simple Favor has quietly been building anticipation in thriller fans all over the world.
The movie, based on the 2017 novel of the same name, is expected to set the pace for suspense movies this Autumn.
With a small but star-studded cast, A Simple Favor is projected to gross $12–15 million in its opening weekend.
Here is everything you need to know about A Simple Favor.
When will A Simple Favor movie be released?
Those excited to see A Simple Favor don’t have long to wait, with a USA release date of September 14.
In the UK, the thriller doesn’t land in cinemas for another six days, with a release date of September 20.
A Simple Favor is directed by Paul Feig, known for his comedies such as Bridesmaids and the cult-classic TV series Freaks and Geeks, with a run time of one hour and 16 minutes.
What is A Simple Favor movie about?
The plot of the movie sticks close to that of the novel.
The story focuses on three small-town characters: a mommy vlogger named Stephanie, her best friend Emily, and Emily’s husband Sean.
A Simple Favor follows Stephanie as she seeks to uncover the truth behind her best friend Emily’s sudden disappearance.
Sean joins Stephanie in the search as the movie unfolds.
A Simple Favor is full of “twists and betrayals, secrets and revelations, love and loyalty, murder and revenge.”
Who will be in A Simple Favor movie?
Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively star in A Simple Favor as Stephanie and Emily respectively.
Henry Golding (Crazy Rich Asians) joins the cast as Emily’s husband.
Linda Cardellini, who worked with Feig on Freaks and Geeks, joins in an undisclosed role.
Other cast members include Eric Johnson as Davis, Jean Smart as Mrs McLanden, Sarah Baker as Maryanne Chelkowsky, and Rupert Friend and Andrew Rannells in so far unnamed roles.
Is there a trailer for A Simple Favor movie?
There are several trailers for the thriller.
The most recent trailer is available to watch right here at Express.co.uk.
Audiences are treated to the first moments of Emily and Stephanie’s friendship, as they’re brought together by their sons.
But soon it becomes apparent Emily has a past far from straightforward, and when she goes missing secrets begin to spill.
A Simple Favor is in UK cinemas September 20, 2018.