When does Paramount+’s Orphan: First Kill premiere? Date, scenario and other information regarding the prequel Orphan
Jaume Collet-Orphan’s prequel, titled Orphan: Serra’s First Kill, will hit theaters on August 19, 2022. On the same day, Paramount+ will also release the film. The chilling story of Esther, who escapes from a mental hospital and travels to America, is the main subject of the prequel.
Along with many other actors in supporting roles, the film stars Julia Stiles and Isabelle Fuhrman in prominent roles. For more on the plot, release date, and other info for Orphan: First Kill on Paramount+, keep reading.
Orphan: First Kill release date on Paramount+, plus more info
The scheduled release time for Orphan: First Kill on Paramount+ is Friday, August 19, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. PT / 3:00 a.m. ET (tentative time). On the same day, the film will also be released in theaters. The film’s main character is Esther, who has just escaped from a mental institution and travels to America pretending to be someone else. On July 13, 2022, Paramount released the film’s official trailer, giving viewers a glimpse into its spooky universe and convoluted cast of individuals.
Esther, played by Isabelle Fuhrman, is at the center of the trailer. Overall, it shares the same spooky vibe as the first film. This one will no doubt appeal to fans of psychological horror movies like Drag Me to Hell and Insidious. On its official YouTube channel, Paramount released the synopsis of the film along with the trailer. It reads as follows:
In this gripping prequel to the original and chilling horror sensation, Orphan, “Esther’s tragic journey” continues. Esther travels to America posing as the missing daughter of a wealthy family after orchestrating a grand escape from a mental hospital in Estonia. However, a shocking turn of events pits him against a mother who would do whatever it takes to protect her family from the deadly “kid.”
The first film, Orphan, released in 2009, tells the story of a couple who, after the death of their pregnant child, decide to adopt a girl from an orphanage. When their adopted daughter acts violently, things take a sudden turn. The film was a commercial success and received largely positive and mixed reviews from critics, who praised the film’s tone and plot.
A brief overview of the cast of Orphan: First Kill
Actress Isabelle Fuhrman plays Esther Albright, the main character, in the film. The Hunger Games, The Novice, and Masters of Sex, to name a few, are just a few of the popular shows and movies that Fuhrman has appeared in.
In addition to Fuhrman, the film features a host of other actors in significant supporting roles, including:
- Julia Stiles as Tricia Albright
- Matthew Finlan as Gunnar Albright
- Rossif Sutherland as Allen Albright
- Hiro Kanagawa as Inspector Donnan
- Samantha Walkes as Dr. Sager
The screenplay for the film was written by David Coggeshall, while William Brent Bell is set to direct.
Don’t forget to watch Orphan: First Kill on Friday, August 19, 2022 on Paramount+.