“Its given me everything: money, love.” “At what cost?” In the fantasy horror-thriller ‘Wish Upon’ twelve years after discovering her mother’s suicide, 17-year-old Clare Shannon (Joey King) is bullied in high school, embarrassed by her manic, hoarder father Jonathan (Ryan Phillippe) and ignored by her longtime crush. All that changes when her father comes home with an old music box whose inscription promises to grant its owner seven wishes.
“You have to get rid of it.” Be careful what you wish for. While Clare is initially skeptical of this magic box, she can’t help but be seduced by its dark powers, and is thrilled as her life radically improves with each wish. Clare finally has the life she’s always wanted and everything seems perfect – until the people closest to her begin dying in violent and elaborate ways after each wish.
“Everything will be fine.” Clare realizes that she must get rid of the box, but finds herself unable and unwilling to part with her new-and-improved life – leading her down a dark and dangerous path.
“There have been others who’ve had the box and they’ve all died in freak accidents. When the music ends the blood price is paid. It’s a demon that wants your soul.” Directed by John R. Leonetti and written by Barbara Marshall, Joey King stars as the 17-year-old high school student who starts to get her every single wish. She asks for fortune and popularity, but being a horror movie and all, everything she wishes for comes with a price. With a cast that also includes Sherilyn Fenn, Ryan Phillippe, Elisabeth Röhm, Shannon Purser, Ki Hong Lee, Sydney Park and Alice Lee, ‘Wish Upon’ opens in theaters August 24, 2017.
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