Natalia Dyer just can’t leave the evil stuff along, can she? The Stranger Things star is leaving Hawkins and the Upside Down behind, but has found just as much demonic trouble in Salem in the Russo Brothers-produced horror, All Fun and Games.
Dyer stars as one of a group of teens in Salem who must to battle an evil demonic spirit that forces them to play twisted versions of favorite childhood games where the goal isn’t to win, but to survive.
Asa Butterfield of Ender’s Game and Sex Education has an ‘X’ carved into his forehead, while another character finds a cursed knife that unleashes the malevolent spirit into the world.
The film also stars Annabeth Gish, Benjamin Evan Ainsworth, Laurel Marsden, and Kolton Stewart. Eren Celeboglu and Ari Costa make their directorial debut, while co-writing the script with JJ Braider.
Here’s the synopsis: A Russo Brothers’ ABGO production starring Natalia Dyer and Asa Butterfield, All Fun and Games explores the elements of cruelty inherent in children’s games – Flashlight Tag, Hangman, Hide & Seek – and what happens when the games go too far. When a group of teens find a cursed knife in the woods, they unleash a malevolent demon that will not rest until it’s claimed all of their lives and souls in a terrifying deathmatch.
All Fun and Games hits theaters and VOD on September 1st.