"The Witches" is a 2020 dark fantasy comedy film directed by Robert Zemeckis.
The starring cast includes Anne Hathaway, Octavia Spencer, Stanley Tucci, Miranda Sarfo Peprah, Chris Rock, Codie-Lei Eastick, Josette Simon, Charles Edwards, Morgana Robinson, Eugenia Caruso and others.

Watch the official trailer for "The Witches"

Warner Bros. Pictures on Friday, October 02, 2020 released the trailer you can watch now:
The Witches - Official Trailer.

What is "The Witches" about?

In 1968 Alabama, a young boy goes to live with his grandmother following the death of his parents in Chicago. Slowly, the boy gets cheered up with his grandmother buying him a pet mouse whom he names Daisy. One day, the boy goes to buy a box of nails to train Daisy and to build a house for her as well. The boy is approached by a witch (Penny Lisle) trying to lure him with a snake and a chocolate bar, but his grandmother calls him and the witch disappears.
After telling his grandmother about the encounter the boy learns that the witches are in fact real. She says a witch cursed her best friend Alice into spending the rest of her life as a chicken. The grandmother says that witches never leave once they find a child. Frantically, the boy and the grandmother decide to stay in a nearby hotel where her cousin Eston is the executive chef. While there, the grandmother tells the boy how to tell a witch from an ordinary woman: real witches have claws instead of fingernails which they hide by wearing gloves, are bald which they hide by wearing wigs that give them rashes, have square feet with no toes which they hide by wearing sensible shoes, have a purple tinge in their pupils and have a powerful sense of smell which they use to sniff out children.
The next day, the boy takes Daisy and a rope to go get some training done at a grand hall. As he walks there, he meets a gluttonous but friendly boy named Bruno, who gets pulled away by his mother. The boy goes into the grand hall alone. As he's getting ready to train Daisy, a group of witches led by their all-powerful leader, the Grand High Witch (Anne Hathaway), go into the grand hall; the boy hides under the stage and discovers that the Grand High Witch is planning to give the world's children a potion that can transform them into mice. The potion will be used in confectionary products in sweet shops and candy stores.

Who's in the "The Witches" cast?

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

Anne Hathaway the Grand High Witch a powerful and evil witch
Octavia Spencer Grandma a healer and the Boy's grandmother
Stanley Tucci Mr. Stringer the hotel manager
Miranda Sarfo Peprah as a young version of Grandma
Chris Rock the voice of Older Hero Boy the narrator and as an elder mouse
Codie-Lei Eastick Bruno Jenkins an English boy
Josette Simon Zelda a witch
Charles Edwards Mr. Jenkins Bruno's father
Morgana Robinson Mrs. Jenkins Bruno's mother
Eugenia Caruso Consuella a witch
Ana-Maria Maskell Esmeralda
Orla O'Rourke Saoirse a witch
Brian Bovell Reginald
Kristin Chenoweth the voice of Mary / Daisy the Boy's pet mouse
Penny Lisle a witch
Simon Manyonda Sous Chef
Philippe Spall a Chef
Jahzir Bruno Hero Boy
Joseph Zinyemba Basketball Kid
Jonathan Livingstone Raymond
Ashanti Prince-Asafo Alice Blue
Lunga Skosana Grandma's Mother
Vivienne Acheampong Alice's Mum
Sobowale Antonio Bamgbose Alice's Dad
Ken Nwosu Bellman
Arnaud Adrian Concierge
Eurydice El-Etr Samantha
Abi Adeyemi Witch
Lai Bing Rafice Witch
Jianjian Cao Witch
Lynne Carrington Brown Witch
Nyinomugisha Crombach Witch
Elena De Paz ToldrΓ  Witch
Fabienne Descamps Witch
Grace Frohlich Witch
Kailing Fu Witch
Christianna Grant-Phillips Witch
Sapphire Griffiths Witch
Charlotte Grisley Witch
Nilgun Gunay Freeman Witch
Katie Hardwick Witch
Maria-Teresa Harmer Witch
Keiko Hewitt-Teale Witch
Van Hu Witch
Isabelle Hunn Witch
Hiba Ismail Witch
Nadia Ismail Witch
Angie James Witch
Aline Jewell Witch
Kat MariΓ© Witch
Christiana Marsella Witch
Sara Meucci Witch
Beverley Mills Witch
Wai Mun Tsang Witch
Uzoamaka Ojukwu Witch
Louise Port Witch
Alo Raptopoulos Witch
Neelambika Shan Witch
Linnea Skoglosa Witch
Ashleigh Smitham Witch
Nikki Steggles Witch
Terry Stringer Witch
Nasim Strong Witch
Sarah T. Cohen Witch
Julia Tee Witch
Rima Theisen Witch
Anastasia Zabarchuk Witch
Kevin Fleming Tennis Man
Melanie Palmer Carpet Bag Woman
Me'sha Bryan Chambermaid
Dempsey Bovell Jesup
Paul Leonard Luther
Angus Wright Waiter
Cyril Nri Chief Doorman

When is "The Witches" released in cinemas?

The film "The Witches" was scheduled to be released on October 22, 2020 (United States), on October 29, 2020 (Mexico, Germany) and on November 5, 2020 (Hungary) by HBO Max (United States), Warner Bros. Pictures (International), NOS Audiovisuais and Warner Bros. Singapore.

What are "The Witches" film specifications?

The duration of the film is 106 minutes. The film grossed over $16.9 million.

The film "The Witches" is rated with "PG" rating.

"The Witches" filming. Principal photography began on May 8, 2019, with filming locations including Alabama, Georgia and at Warner Bros.

What are critics and audiences saying about "The Witches"?

"The Witches" got average rating from critics. IMDB rating is 5.3/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 50/100.

More information and review on "The Witches" you can get at:

IMDB: "The Witches" on IMDB

Wikipedia: "The Witches (2020 film)" on Wiki

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