The Prodigy is a 2019 horror film directed by Nicholas McCarthy.
Starring Taylor Schilling, Jackson Robert Scott, Colm Feore, Paul Fauteux, Peter Mooney, Brittany Allen, Elisa Moolecherry, Paula Boudreau, David Kohlsmith, Martin Roach and others.

Watch the official trailer for The Prodigy

Orion Pictures on Thursday, January 03, 2019 released the trailer:
THE PRODIGY Official Trailer (2019).

What is The Prodigy about?

On August 22, 2010, in rural Ohio, serial killer, Edward Scarka (Paul Fauteux), is fatally shot during a police raid of his farmhouse. At the time of Edward's death, married couple Sarah (Taylor Schilling) and John (Peter Mooney) give birth to their son, Miles, in Pennsylvania. Miles shows extreme wisdom and intelligence from a young age and begins speaking fluently before he is even a toddler.
When Miles turns eight in 2018, Sarah and John begin noticing behavioral changes in him. One night he plays a prank on his babysitter Zoe (Elisa Moolecherry), seriously injuring her, but claims no memory of the incident. At school, he attacks a classmate with a wrench. Sarah brings Miles to psychiatrist Elaine Strasser (Paula Boudreau) and turns over a tape recording of him talking apparent gibberish in his sleep. Elaine gives the tape to a colleague, Arthur Jacobson (Colm Feore), an expert on rebirth and reincarnation. Arthur reveals that the gibberish Miles spoke is, in fact, a rare dialect of Hungarian and that the words translate to "I'll cut your eyes out and watch you die, whore."
Sarah is unwilling to believe Arthur's assertion that an unsettled spirit wants control of the boy's body. At home, the family's dog goes missing, and John becomes infuriated when he finds that Miles has been recording the couple's bedroom with a baby monitor. John leaves to stay with his brother, leaving Sarah alone with Miles. Sarah later finds a swarm of flies in the house and discovers the family's dismembered dog in the basement. Miles apologizes, explaining that someone is invading his dreams every night and that he has to "make room."

Who's in the The Prodigy cast?

Here is the full cast and characters of The Prodigy.

Taylor Schilling Sarah Blume
Jackson Robert Scott Miles Blume / Edward Scarka
Colm Feore Arthur Jacobson
Paul Fauteux Edward Scarka
Peter Mooney John Blume
Brittany Allen Margaret St. James
Elisa Moolecherry Zoe
Paula Boudreau Dr. Elaine Strasser
David Kohlsmith Miles Blume - Age 5
Martin Roach Dr. Kagan
Tristan Vasquez Dash
Olunike Adeliyi Rebecca
Janet Land Sarah's Mother
Byron Abalos Penmark Instructor
Ashley Black Hailey
Nicholas McCarthy Penmark Supervisor
Jim Annan Buchanan Teacher
Milton Barnes Intensive Care Doctor
Grace Armas Exam Room Nurse
Brock Johnson Pawn Shop Owner
Michael Dyson Farmer
Mark Sparks Lead Officer
Martha Girvin Miles' Foster Mom
Olivia Croft CPS Officer
Ava Augustin Penmark Student
Alexander Campos Miles Blume - Age 2
Andrew MacDonald Miles Blume - Age 8

When is The Prodigy released in cinemas?

The film The Prodigy was scheduled to be released on February 7, 2019 (Germany, Hungary), on February 8, 2019 (United States), on February 21, 2019 (Denmark) and on March 15, 2019 (United Kingdom) by Orion Pictures, 24 Bilder Filmagentur, Another World Entertainment, Ascot Elite Entertainment Group, Bravos Pictures, Cineforum, Cineplex, Digicine, Eagle Pictures, Elevation Pictures, Exponenta, Forum Film Poland, Forum Film Slovakia, Forum Films, Forum Hungary, Golden Village Pictures, Imagem Filmes, Latam Pictures, Mis. Label, Mongkol Major, Multi Media Distribution, NOS Audiovisuais, Noble Entertainment, Odeon, Pancinema, Pioneer Films, Splendid Film, Times Media Films, United International Pictures (UIP), Vertigo Releasing, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, Falcon Films, Filmax, Roadshow Entertainment, Roadshow Films and Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.

What are The Prodigy film specifications?

The duration of the film is 92 minutes and 100 minutes (original cut). With a budget of $6 million, the film grossed over $21.1 million.

The film The Prodigy is rated with "R" rating.

The Prodigy filming. Principal photography began in March 2018 and wrapped in the same month in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

What are critics and audiences saying about The Prodigy?

The Prodigy got average rating from critics. IMDB rating is 5.8/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 42/100. But the audience kinda likes the film. Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "C+" on a scale ranging from A+ to F.

More information about The Prodigy you can get at:

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IMDB: The Prodigy

Wikipedia: The Prodigy (film)

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