Netflix Unveils Official Trailer for Horror Film Eli

This haunting tale prompts you to fear what’s outside and face what’s inside.

By Chris Morse

An official trailer has arrived for Netflix’s upcoming new horror movie, Eli, teasing a steady blend of ghosts, psychological horror, and jump scares to get your heart racing this Halloween season. The film is set to debut on Netflix on October 18th, giving viewers a couple weeks to fit this one into their seasonal horror binges. To get yourself ready, give the trailer a watch above and see what you’re getting into.

The official description for Eli reads, “As a last resort to cure their son’s auto-immune disorder, the Millers move into a sterile manor during his treatments. Eli is tormented by terrifying visions — deemed hallucinations — but something sinister may lurk within these walls.”

The film is directed by Ciarán Foy based on a screenplay from David Chirchirillo, Ian Goldberg, and Richard Naing. Starring is Charlie Shotwell (All the Money in the World), Lili Taylor (The Conjuring), Kelly Reilly (True Detective), Max Martini (Pacific Rim), Sadie Sink (Stranger Things), Deneen Tyler (Looking for Alaska), and Katia Gomez (Icebox).

Eli will be streaming exclusively on Netflix beginning October 18th.

About the Author

Chris Morse

Programmer by day, writer by night. Having grown up surrounded by plenty of horror movies and video games, it only made sense for Chris to combine all of these passions into one place: Dead Entertainment. Whether he's working on designs, tinkering with the platform, or just writing up the latest horror news, he's sure to be hard at work keeping the wheels turning on this website no matter what time of day it is. When not coding or gaming, you can find him donning a Cheesehead and heading to the Midwest to cheer on his favorite NFL team, the Green Bay Packers. #GoPackGo