Warning to all coulrophobes ‘WRINKLES THE CLOWN’ may induce nightmares

Meet the real-life Pennywise in, WRINKLES THE CLOWN, directed by Michael Beach Nichols - Check out the new trailer here!

The new trailer for Magnet Releasing’s documentary WRINKLES THE CLOWN has just dropped and for those of you afraid of clowns, well it is pretty disturbing. This guy is the real thing and I would not want him sneaking around my house! Watch the crazy trailer here and look for the film on October 4th!

The film will make its World Premiere at Fantastic Fest in Austin, TX. I will be covering this awesome film fest, so watch for my review here soon! 

Synopsis: In late 2014, a low-res video of a person in a clown mask emerging from underneath a sleeping child’s bed appears on YouTube. The description below the video claims that the clown is named “Wrinkles,” that he lives in southwest Florida, and that he’s been hired by the child’s parents to frighten her for misbehaving. The video goes viral.

Soon, more mysterious videos of Wrinkles scaring children appear online, along with a phone number to hire him for “behavioral services.” Wrinkles becomes internet lore – a whole genre of YouTube videos of kids filming themselves calling him appears online, and over a million messages are left at the number. Voicemails range from disturbing to hilarious to terrifying: parents use the number to terrify their children, kids who are obsessive fans of creepy clowns reach out to make a new friend, children threaten to inflict wildly creative violence if he comes anywhere near them.

But who is Wrinkles, and why is he doing this? With incredible access to the mastermind behind the mask, Wrinkles the Clown is a cryptic and playful exploration of these questions.

Meet the real-life Pennywise, WRINKLES THE CLOWN, directed by Michael Beach Nichols and coming to theaters and on-demand October 4.

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