Interview by Paul Salfen
PET SEMATARY: BLOODLINES premiered at Fantastic Fest on September 23, 2023, and this prequel concentrates on an untold chapter, and generational evil.
In 1969, a young Jud Crandall has dreams of leaving his hometown of Ludlow, Maine behind, but soon discovers sinister secrets buried within and is forced to confront a dark family history that will forever keep him connected to Ludlow. Banding together, Jud and his childhood friends must fight an ancient evil that has gripped Ludlow since its founding, and once unearthed has the power to destroy everything in its path. Based on the untold chapter from Pet Sematary, Stephen King’s chilling novel, PET SEMATARY: BLOODLINES is a spine-chilling prequel exploring the origins of how death became different in the small town of Ludlow.
Cast: Jackson White (Tell Me Lies, Mrs. Fletcher) Forrest Goodluck (LAWMEN: BASS REEVES, The Revenant), Jack Mulhern (The Boys in the Boat, Mare of Easttown), Henry Thomas (The Fall of the House of Usher, Gangs of New York), Natalie Alyn Lind (The Goldbergs, The Gifted), Isabella Star LaBlanc (True Detective: Night Country, Long Slow Exhale), Samantha Mathis (BILLIONS), with Pam Grier (Cinnamon, Jackie Brown) and David Duchovny (Bucky F*cking Dent and Californication)
Rated: Rated R for Horror Violence, Gore and Language
Pet Sematary: Bloodlines Premieres October 6, 2023 Exclusively on Paramount+