Skip to main content

The Manual may earn a commission when you buy through links on our site.

‘There’s Someone Inside Your House’ Killer Looks a Lot Like You

Someone's stalking Sarah Dugdale as Katie Koons in "There's Someone Inside Your House."
Someone’s stalking Sarah Dugdale as Katie Koons in “There’s Someone Inside Your House.” Image used with permission by copyright holder

In a small, Midwestern town, a killer is picking off high school students. In a sadistic twist, the maniacal murderer wears a mask resembling the victims’ faces.

Netflix released the trailer for the upcoming slasher flick, There’s Someone Inside Your House, on Monday. The new film will be the beginning of the streaming service’s 2021 Halloween season lineup and based on the same-named New York Times bestselling book by Stephanie Perkins.

The trailer introduces us to Makani Young (Sydney Park), a teenager who transfers high schools from Hawai’i to a small Nebraska town to live with her grandmother. The clip opens with Andrew Dunbar as Deputy Chris Larsson interviewing Young about the recently murdered football star Jackson Pace (Markian Tarasiuk). 

At the subsequent funeral scene, it’s revealed that the killer wore a face mask similar to Pace and is intent on exposing students’ darkest secrets before they die. As Young and her friends struggle to stay alive, it’s evident everybody has something they don’t want the world to know — drug dealing, fight clubs, and hate speech recordings included.

As the countdown to graduation begins, Young fights to keep breathing and keep her own mysterious past closed as her and her friends fight to discover the killer’s identity before they become victims themselves.

Related Guides

With a script written by Henry Gayden (Shazam!), There’s Someone Inside Your House looks to have plenty of shocks and scares for viewers as the killer jumps out from closets and cornfields. Directed by Patrick Brice, the disturbing mind behind both “Creep” films, the Netflix film features a signature funky, spooky soundtrack to carry along the frightening narrative. 

Among the producers are James Wan, whose Italian psych-horror film Malignant is currently freaking out theater audiences, and Shawn Levy, whose 21 Laps production group was behind the throwback sci-fi series Stranger Things.

There’s Someone Inside Your House will premiere at this year’s Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas from Sept. 23 to Sept. 30. The film will debut on Netflix on Oct. 6. Check out the There’s Someone Inside Your House trailer below.

Read More: How to Throw a Socially-Distanced Halloween Party

Editors' Recommendations

Topics
Matthew Denis
Former Digital Trends Contributor
Matt Denis is an on-the-go remote multimedia reporter, exploring arts, culture, and the existential in the Pacific Northwest…
Everything You Need to Know About Falcon and the Winter Soldier
falcon and the winter soldier what to know 0

Marvel is dropping its newest show this week, otherwise known as The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. It comes roughly one year after the pandemic broke, at a time when we could all use some additional entertainment and another superhero or two in our lives.

Plot Summary
The Falcon and Winter Soldier is essentially a continuation of Avengers: Endgame, the wildly popular 2019 film that smashed the box office to the tune of almost $2.8 billion. The duo is played by Anthony Mackie (Sam Wilson, aka Falcon) and Sebastian Stan (Bucky Barnes, aka Winter Soldier). Wilson is currently in custody of Captain America's legacy, in command of the shield and mantle long held by Steve Rogers.
Recommended Content

Read more
The 10 best sci-fi movies to stream on Max right now
Max's best science-fiction movies are thrilling and exciting
Zendaya and Timothée Chalamet in Dune

Science fiction hasn't always been a genre that's accessible and popular with mainstream audiences. With the influx of streaming services such as Netflix and Max, sci-fi has become more incorporated into our movie-viewing habits outside of core franchises like Star Wars. Hardcore fans and newcomers alike will enjoy the plethora of options on the service formally known as HBO Max, and we wanted to help you sort through the list of titles available on the service. From newer releases to old classics, these are the best sci-fi movies you need to stream on Max right now.

Dune (2021)

Read more
Cigar Deal: Get $30 off La Gloria Cubana, free shipping, and 10 cigars free
La Gloria Cubana boxes from JR Cigars

If you know me, you know I like a good cigar deal. If you don't know me, well, now you know. The only thing better than a great discount on some excellent cigars is a great discount and some free cigars with it. JR Cigars is currently offering a promo dubbed La Gloria Cubana Madness, which shaves $30 off the JR Price of cigar boxes and bundles. To clarify, the retail price of a La Gloria Cubana Serie R box is $271, but the JR Price is $198, so you're already getting a great deal. This offer takes $30 off the discounted price, but that's not all you get. You'll also get free shipping, something JR doesn't offer regularly. Even better, you'll get ten free cigars included, as well. Wowzers.

 
Why you should shop JR's La Gloria Cubana Madness sale

Read more