The Unholy's Spooky Trailer Asks: What If a Miracle Is Slathered in Evil?

Hail Mary! Or don’t.
Hail Mary! Or don’t.
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Sam Raimi is listed among the producers for The Unholy, so that bodes well for this Jeffrey Dean Morgan-starring tale of a teenaged girl (Cricket Brown) whose visions of the Virgin Mary bring miracles—but also some verrrry unsettling darkness. It’s certainly an alt-Easter cinematic selection, and its trailer is here.

The Unholy is written and directed by Evan Spiliotopoulos (Beauty and the Beast, Charlie’s Angels), and is based on James Herbert’s best-selling book Shrine. Alongside Morgan and Brown, the cast also includes Katie Aselton, Cary Elwes, and William Sadler.

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The Unholy releases on April 2, which the film’s marketing is all too delighted to remind you is Good Friday.


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