Co-Directors of PET SEMATARY Dennis Widmyer & Kevin Kölsch on working with kids and pets

Based on the seminal horror novel by Stephen King, Pet Sematary is playing now since April 5th everywhere. Pet Sematary follows Dr. Louis Creed, played by Jason Clarke, who, after relocating with his wife Rachel, played by Amy Seimetz, and their two young children from Boston to rural Maine, discovers a mysterious burial ground hidden deep in the woods near the family’s new home. When tragedy strikes, Louis turns to his unusual neighbor, Jud Crandall, portrayed by John Lithgow, setting off a perilous chain reaction that unleashes an unfathomable evil with horrific consequences.

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Co-directors Kevin Kölsch and Dennis Widmyer (Courtesy: Kerry Hayes /©2018 Paramount Pictures).

The film also stars you actress Jeté Laurence, who gave an amazing and remarkable performance as Ellie Creed. The screenplay was written by Jeff Buhler e Matt Greenberg and the film was directed by Kevin Kölsch e Dennis Widmyer. Pet Sematary was produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Mark Vahradian, responsible for the famous and successful franchise Transformers.

I had the opportunity to chat with co-directors Kevin Kölsch e Dennis Widmyer about this new adaptation of one of Stephen King’s most famous books, the location, working with young actress Jeté Laurence and cats, and more.

Check out the exclusive interview in English:

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