Theatrical premiere: January 22, 2016 (US)
Starring: Lauren Cohan
Director: William Brent Bell
Screenwriter: Stacey Menear
“The Boy” previously known as “The Inhabitant”.
The Boy is a frightening thrill ride directed by William Brent Bell (The Devil Inside) starring Lauren Cohan (“The Walking Dead”).
Greta (Cohan) is a young American woman who takes a job as a nanny in a remote English village, only to discover that the family’s 8-year-old is a life-sized doll that the parents care for just like a real boy, as a way to cope with the death of their actual son 20 years prior. After violating a list of strict rules, a series of disturbing and inexplicable events bring Greta’s worst nightmare to life,leading her to believe that the doll is actually alive.
“The Boy” Cast in Stills
Lauren Cohan as Greta
Rupert Evans as Malcolm
Jim Norton as Mr. Heelshire
Diana Hardcastle as Mrs. Heelshire
Film frames from “The Boy”