Out of the eight films from the Blumhouse and Amazon Prime tie-up, the trailer for the first film was launched recently. The Lie is a psychological thriller crime-drama movie helmed by Veena Sud. Also, Sud is the writer of the movie. Amazon Prime Video recently released the full-length trailer for the film. And, it pretty much explains the complete plot of the film. So, if you’re willing to maintain the suspense until the film releases, we’ll ask you to skip it. The Lie will premiere on October 6th, 2020, on Amazon Prime Video.
Even though the trailer explains partially explains the story, it still reflects the psychological-horror theme of the movie. So, dive into the article and catch all the info on the new movie. And, we promise to make this article spoiler-free as much as possible.
The Lie: The Trailer
The film follows the struggle of two parents and how their life changes after their daughter commits a horrific crime. Joey King plays the role of Kayla who confesses to killing her best friend on an impulse. Although commited the crime, her parents go to lengths to cover up the dirty crime. Now the question arises, how far will her parents go?
kayle (Joey King) shows her crazy and psychotic behaviour as the trailer moves forward. Initially filled with sadness and guilt of the crime (second-degree murder), she later transforms into a gloomy and happy living person. However, this disturbs the audience and this gives a better understanding to her psyche mentality.
On teh other hand, The Lie throws on some questions, which can put the parents in a tough situation. Say, how many parents are willing to design a chain of lies to cover a horrific crime. What measures will they take to save their child even he/she is not in a healthy state of mind?.
A lot will be revealed once the movie comes out. So, mark your calendars, and watch the trailer now:
Release And Cast
The film first premiered two years back at The Toronto Film Festival on September 13th, 2018. However, later in August 2020, it was commissioned by Amazon Studios, and the streaming service bought the distribution rights. Now, the film is set to premiere next month, on October 6th.
The film stars, Mirielle Enos as Rebecca, Peter Sarsgaard as Jay, Joey King as Kayla, Cas Anvar as Sam Ifrani, Devery Jacobs as Brittany, Nicholas Lea as Detective Rodney Barnes, and Patti Kim as Detective Kenji Tagata.