Momentum Pictures have released the first teaser trailer for their forthcoming dramatic horror film The Woman in Black, starring Daniel Radcliffe .
Adapted from the novel by Susan Hill the movie tells the story centres on a young solicitor, Arthur Kipps, who goes to a small British market town in order to settle the estate of Mrs Alice Drablow, an elderly widow who lived alone in the desolate and secluded Eel Marsh House. Whilst resident in this house he experiences terrifying noises and ghostly spectres, forcing him to come to terms with the terrible secret of the Drablow family.
Radcliffe stars as Kipps, alongside a cast that includes Ciarán Hinds, Janet McTeer, David Burke, Sidney Johnston and Alisa Khazanova. The Woman in Black is the second film from Eden Lake director James Watkins. This time he is working from a script written by Kick-Ass scribe Jane Goldman. All in all we should be looking at a very good scary movie right here.
The Woman in Black is due in cinemas February 12th, 2012.
The story follows a young lawyer, Arthur Kipps (Daniel Radcliffe), who is ordered to travel to a remote village and sort out a recently deceased client’s papers. As he works alone in the client’s isolated house, Kipps begins to uncover tragic secrets, his unease growing when he glimpses a mysterious woman dressed only in black. Receiving only silence from the locals, Kipps is forced to uncover the true identity of the Woman in Black on his own, leading to a desperate race against time when he discovers her true intent.