Anna Diop faces unsettling horrors in next Blumhouse movie

Co-produced with Prime Video, the film also stars Michelle Monaghan, Sinqua Walls, Leslie Uggams, and Morgan Spector.

Prime Video and Blumhouse have presented the trailer for their next psychological horror production, Baby sister. Baby sisterDescribed as a ‘psychological horror fable’, it stars Anna Diop as Aisha, who takes a job babysitting Amy’s (Michelle Monaghan) son. The trailer shows Aisha as an immigrant from Senegal who has left her son behind to eventually earn a way for him to join her in the United States.

The trailer for the film seamlessly sets up the beginning of Aisha’s new life, but soon things start to take peculiar turns. Aisha finds herself in mysteriously disturbing circumstances and worries about her family’s “volatile home life.” These disturbing events affecting Aisha’s life further horrify her due to her constant yearning to return her child to him. And the haunting background score, terrifying settings, and stunning visuals make Baby sister more promising, just like Blumhouse’s other horror hits. Will Aisha be able to fight her way to bring her son home, or will she fall prey to this vicious incursion into her life?

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If there is a demonic possession in the house or it is purely psychological horror, Baby sisterThe trailer cleverly hides major plot details in its dark and creepy narrative.

Baby sister is Nikyata Jusu’s directorial debut. Jusu is known for depicting the complexities of black women’s characters in her works, such as african booty scratcher, FlowersY Suicide in the sunlight. Baby sister It will be his first feature film. Jusu had previously said about the film:

Knowing that my first feature film, ‘Nanny’, is now among a list of provocative and iconic works on Amazon is gratifying. Coupled with Blumhouse’s recognition in the world of the genre, specifically horror, I’m excited to be in the warm embrace of a team at the intersection of bold content and indie cinematic sensibility. My hope is that this acquisition is a testament to their continued courage in giving way to unique voices.

Baby sister Comes from Sundance Grand Commendation

Baby sister it debuted at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, where it found its distributors. The film’s director, Nikyatu Jusu, won the US Grand Jury Prize for Drama for her work on the film at Sundance. Join Blumhouse and Prime Video in producing Baby sister They are Daniela Taplin Lundberg and Nikkia Moulterie (Stay Gold Pictures). Maria Zuckerman (Topic Studios) and Grace Lay & Sumalee Montano (LinLay Productions) are also attached as executive producers.


In addition to Anna Diop, Baby sister It also stars Michelle Monaghan, Morgan Spector, Sinqua Walls, Rose Decker, Leslie Uggams, and Zephani Idoko. Baby sister is scheduled to premiere on November 23. The film will be available to stream on Prime Video on December 16.

The official synopsis for the film reads:

In this psychological fable of terror, Aisha (Anna Diop), a woman who recently emigrated from Senegal, is hired to care for the daughter of a wealthy couple (Michelle Monaghan and Morgan Spector) living in New York City. Haunted by the absence of the young son she left behind, Aisha hopes her new job will give her the opportunity to bring him to the US, but the family’s volatile home life makes her increasingly restless. As her arrival draws closer, a violent presence begins to invade both her dreams and her reality, threatening the American dream she is so painstakingly building.

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