"The Empty Man" is a 2020 supernatural horror thriller film directed by David Prior.
The starring cast includes James Badge Dale, Marin Ireland, Stephen Root, Ron Canada, Robert Aramayo, Joel Courtney, Sasha Frolova, Samantha Logan, Aaron Poole, Evan Jonigkeit and others.

Here are "The Empty Man" movie trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date and everything we know so far.


Is there a trailer for The Empty Man movie?

20th Century Studios on Friday, October 16, 2020 released the trailer for "The Empty Man" you can watch here:
The Empty Man | Official Trailer | 20th Century Studios.

Plot summary

What is The Empty Man movie plot?

Here is a short review of "The Empty Man" movie plot summary.

In the Ura Valley, Bhutan in 1995; four friends - Greg (Evan Jonigkeit), Fiona (Jessica Matten), Ruthie (Virginia Kull), and Paul (Aaron Poole) go hiking on a mountain. Paul hears something calling to him and falls in a crevice while investigating. Greg enters to rescue him and finds Paul in a catatonic state and staring at a strange skeleton. The group carries Paul out and take refuge at an empty house as a snowstorm hits the mountain. The next day, Paul's condition doesn't improve and Ruthie encounters a strange figure outside that charges at her until she retreats inside before vanishing. That night Paul whispers something into Ruthie's ear. The next day, the group wake up to find Paul missing. They find him in the snow near a cliff. Ruthie becomes dazed before stabbing Greg and Fiona with a knife and throwing their bodies over the cliff. She shares an entranced look with Paul who is blowing into a flute-like instrument before throwing herself off the cliff.
In 2018, former detective James Lasombra (James Badge Dale) works at a security store and is grieving the death of his wife Allison and their son Henry who died in a car accident a year ago. He is friends with a local woman called Nora (Marin Ireland) and the pair are alarmed when Nora's wayward daughter Amanda seemingly runs away. The pair find a message written in blood in the bathroom saying "The Empty Man made me do it". The police start an investigation but James decides to look into the case himself. He tracks down Amanda's friend Devara and quizzes her on Amanda.
Devara reveals that a couple of nights ago, Devara, Amanda and their friends Brandon, Lisa, Julianne, Meyer, and Duncan were encouraged by Amanda to summon the Empty Man, a local legend, by blowing into a glass bottle on a bridge while thinking about him. Amanda claims that on the first day, they will hear The Empty Man, the second day they will see him and on the third day he will find them. The group all do the ritual and later, Devara witnesses Amanda whispering into Brandon's ear. Before leaving James, Devara glimpses The Empty Man. That night, Devara enters a spa and is attacked by The Empty Man who kills her with scissors and makes it seem like she killed herself. James is unable to track down the rest of Amanda's friends and investigates the bridge they were at. He blows into the bottle they used to summon The Empty Man before finding the hanged bodies of Brandon, Lisa, Julianne, Meyer, and Duncan with the same message written in blood that was found in Amanda's house.


Who plays who in the The Empty Man movie?

Here is the full cast and characters of "The Empty Man" movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.

James Badge Dale  as James Lasombra
Marin Ireland  as Nora Quail
Stephen Root  as Arthur Parsons
Ron Canada  as Detective Villiers
Robert Aramayo  as Garrett
Joel Courtney  as Brandon Maibaum
Sasha Frolova  as Amanda Quail
Samantha Logan  as Davara Walsh
Aaron Poole  as Paul
Evan Jonigkeit  as Greg
Owen Teague  as Duncan West
Robert Coutts  as The Entity
Adam Ferguson  as Manifestation 13
Tanya van Graan  as Allison Lasombra
Virginia Kull  as Ruthie
Jessica Matten  as Fiona
Jamie-Lee Money  as Lisa Schwartz
Phoebe Nicholls  as Nurse Allerton
Brian Steele  as The Entity
Marijke Bezuidenhout  as Julianne Chaffin
Connor Dowds  as Meyer Blatty
Rebecca Makin-Taylor  as Group Leader - Pontifex SΓ©ance
Vere Tindale  as Male Pontifex Page
Chelsea Farrelly  as Female Pontifex Page
Matthew Arluck  as Henry Lasombra
Eric Lange  as Peter Quail
Charlene le Roux  as Forensic Tech
Michael Bundred  as Officer McManus
Philip Waley  as Webster Mills Desk Sergeant
Reine Swart  as Pontifex Receptionist
Zuki Mciki  as Duncan's Housekeeper
Wayne Harrison  as Brandon's Father
Emily Child  as Restaurant Waitress
Caprice Rahme  as Little Girl in Restaurant
Jo Dee Butler  as Lasombra Security Customer (as Jo-Dee Butler)
Vanessa Joan Haupt  as Lasombra Store Employee (as Vanessa Haupt)
Maryellen Owens  as Female Pontifex Voice
Luke Tyler  as Acolyte
Sven Ruygrok  as Acolyte
Peter De Klerk  as Acolyte
Jonty Isaacs  as Acolyte
Daniel Boraine  as Acolyte
Michael MacKenzie  as Acolyte

Release date

When is The Empty Man movie release date?

"The Empty Man" movie release date was scheduled to be on August 6, 2020 (Germany) and on October 23, 2020 (United States) distributing by 20th Century Studios (through Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures), Twentieth Century Fox, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Argentina and Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Germany.


What are The Empty Man filming details?

The duration of the film is 137 minutes. The film grossed over $3.9 million.

"The Empty Man" movie is rated "R", according to the MPAA film rating system.

Principal photography began on August 31, 2017 in Edwardsville, Illinois, where some filming was done at the Madison County courthouse.


What are critics and audiences saying about The Empty Man movie?

"The Empty Man" movie got average rating from critics. IMDB rating is 5.6/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 33/100. Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "D+" on a scale ranging from A+ to F.

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