Less than a week in 2023 and already, horror films are starting off the year’s theatrical releases. The movie M3GAN hits theaters nationwide on Jan. 6
Not only has the movie made a splash on social media prior to the film’s release with a viral video showcasing the doll’s dance moves, the film has already been given a 96% (and counting) on Rotten Tomatoes website with reviews praising the film’s story and structure. The film is directed by Gerard Johnstone from a screenplay by Akela Cooper and a story by Cooper and James Wan. It is being produced by Blumhouse Productions and Atomic Monster Productions alongside Divide/Conquer productions.
The movie is centered around Gemma, a roboticist at a toy company, who uses artificial intelligence (AI) to develop M3GAN (short for Model 3 Generative Android), a lifelike doll programmed to be a ‘child’s greatest companion and a parent’s greatest ally’. When her niece becomes orphaned, Gemma enlists the help of the M3GAN prototype to be her friend, this leads to M3GAN becoming self-aware and overprotective of Cady which proves to have undesirable consequences for those who try to hurt both Cady and Gemma.
So, who’s leading the cast of this hair-rising horror flick? Read on to find out more.
M3GAN cast: Who stars in the upcoming movie?
- The movie stars Allison Williams (Get Out) has reentered the horror space as she takes on the lead role of Gemma in the film. Gemma is described as a roboticist and the inventor of the M3GAN robotic doll.
- Violet McGraw (Black Widow, The Haunting of Hill House) as Cady, Gemma’s niece,
- Ronny Chieng (Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings) as David
- Brian Jordan Alvarez (Will & Grace) as Cole
- Amie Donald as M3GAN
- Jenna Davis provides the voice of M3GAN
- Jen Van Epps as Tess
- Stephane Garneau-Monten as Kurt
- Arlo Green as Ryan
- Lori Dungey as Celia
If you haven’t checked out the trailer yet, watch it below on Universal Pictures’ official YouTube channel:
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