Osgood Perkins Brings Stephen King’s ‘The Monkey’ to Life in February 2025

The Monkey (James Wan Production)

Osgood Perkins, the acclaimed filmmaker and son of Anthony Perkins, is gearing up for his next cinematic venture, “The Monkey”. Adapted from Stephen King’s chilling short story, this horror film boasts an impressive cast, including Theo James, Tatiana Maslany, and Elijah Wood.

Produced by James Wan and slated for a February 21, 2025, release in the US, “The Monkey” promises to deliver a unique blend of terror and dark humor.

The Monkey set for 2025 (James Wan Production)

Perkins describes his film as “a family-friendly frightener” that’s “very extreme, but very funny”, hinting at a wildly entertaining ride.

The story follows twin brothers who uncover a cursed monkey toy in their great uncle’s attic, triggering a series of gruesome deaths. As the brothers reunite to destroy the toy, they must confront the evil forces that threaten their lives.

With a talented cast and crew, “The Monkey” is shaping up to be a standout horror film. Christian Convery will play the young twins, while Theo James will take on the dual role of the adult brothers. Tatiana Maslany and Elijah Wood’s roles remain under wraps, adding to the mystery and intrigue surrounding this film.

Perkins’ vision for “The Monkey” is a departure from his previous work on “Gretel & Hansel”, showcasing his versatility as a filmmaker.

The film’s blend of horror and humor is reminiscent of classic Stephen King adaptations, making it a must-see for fans of the genre. With its talented cast, eerie premise, and Perkins’ direction, “The Monkey” is poised to become a horror classic. Stay tuned for more updates on this highly anticipated release!