Chris Rock plays the narrator for his younger self in the fast-paced trailer for The Witches. Rock’s younger self, played by Jahzir Bruno, goes on rollercoaster like journey when he moves in with his grandmother, played by Octavia Spencer. Along the way, he encounters real-life witches that hate children. As a result, the group of mean old witches turn him and his friends into mice. All hell breaks loose from there.
Joining Rock, Spencer and Bruno, Anne Hathaway, Stanley Tucci, Kristin Chenoweth and Codie-Lei Eastick also star in the film, Behind the scenes, Robert Zemeckis and Kenya Barris have written the screenplay with guidance from the Roald Dahl classic book. Zemeckis also produced the film with help from Jack Rapke, del Toro, Alfonso Cuarón and Luke Kelly. Jacqueline Levine, Marianne Jenkins, Michael Siegel, Gideon Simeloff and Cate Adams serve as executive proudcers.
The Witches are nearing. Check out the trailer before the film hits HBO Max on October 22, 2020.