‘In the Tall Grass’: Stephen King Netflix Adaptation, Plot, Cast, Trailer and Release Date

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In the Tall Grass – Copyright. Copperheart Entertainment

Netflix and Stephen King are fast becoming synonymous with each other thanks to the growing list of adaptations of his work by Netflix. The latest of which is the terrifying tale of In the Tall Grass. We have everything you need to know on In the Tall Grass including the plot, cast, trailer, and Netflix release date.

In the Tall Grass is an upcoming Netflix Original horror thriller based on the novella of the same name by authors Stephen King and Joe Hill. The novella was a collaboration between the two horror authors, the second of which after Throttle in 2009. In the Tall Grass will become the third of Stephen King’s work that has been adapted into an Original. Vincenzo Natali is the director of In the Tall Grass to which eagle-eyed fans may recognize him as the director of cult classic The Cube.

What is the plot of In the Tall Grass?

When Cal and his sister Becky hear a young boy’s cry for help, they run into the vast field of grass in an attempt to help him. As they venture further and further into the field it’s not long before they discover that there’s no way out.

Who is in the cast of In the Tall Grass?

The following cast members have been confirmed to star in In the Tall Grass:

Role Cast Member Where Have I Seen/Heard Them Before?
Ross Humboldt Patrick Wilson The Phantom of the Opera | The Conjuring | Insidious
Becky Demuth Laysla De Oliveira The Gifted | iZombie | One by One
TBA Harrison Gilbertson Need for Speed | Fallen | Upgrade
Cal Demuth Avery Whitted The Vanishing of Sidney Hall
Natalie Humboldt Rachel Wilson Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me | The Glass House | Saw 3D: The Final Chapter
Tobin Humboldt Will Buie. Jr. Bunk’d | Gifted

This isn’t Patrick Wilson’s first rodeo in the horror genre. The actor has starred in popular horror franchises Insidious and The Conjuring Universe, respectively.

Images/Stills of In the Tall Grass

All images are courtesy of Copperheart Entertainment and Netflix

When and where did the production of In the Tall Grass take place?

The majority of filming took place in Ontario, Canada.

Perth South, Ontario, was a location used for a dilapidated Church scene. Further filming took place outside of a bowling alley in Elmira, Ontario. The rest of the filming took place around Toronto.

Principal photography began on the 9th of August 2018, as to when filming concluded is not currently known. But the post-production of the film ended on August 1st, 2019 and has now been listed as completed.

What is the run time of In the Tall Grass?

The run time for In the Tall Grass has been acknowledged as 90 minutes.

Will In the Tall Grass be available to stream in 4K?

Netflix has made a point of adding as many 4K titles to their library as possible. While we don’t have confirmation that the film has been shot in 4K it’s likely it will be available in 4K upon release.

Has Netflix released a trailer for In the Tall Grass?

Unfortunately, Netflix has yet to drop the trailer for In The Tall Grass.

There is footage of the church set from the film which has been captured by a fan on a handheld camera.

When is the Netflix release date for In the Tall Grass?

In the Tall Grass has been confirmed to release on Netflix on October 4th, 2019.

The film will be premiering at Fantastic Fest this coming September.

Is the series a global Original?

In the Tall Grass will be available to stream in all regions with Netflix.

What time can I stream The Politician from?

The following table below are the times that In the Tall Grass will be available to stream in the different regions across the world:

Time Zone Time available to stream
Pacific Standard Time 12:00 AM
Mountain Standard Time 1:00 AM
Central Standard Time 2:00 AM
Eastern Standard Time 3:00 AM
British Summer Time 8:00 AM
Central European Time 9:00 AM
Eastern European Time 10:00 AM
India Standard Time 12:30 PM
Japan Standard Time 16:00 PM
Australian Eastern Time 18:00 PM
New Zealand Day Light Time 20:00 PM

New releases are always dropped at midnight Pacific Standard Time. This means subscribers across the other side of the world receive new titles later in the evening.

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Jacob joined What's on Netflix in 2018 as a fulltime writer having worked in numerous other industries until that point. Jacob covers all things Netflix whether that's TV or movies but specializes in covering new anime and K-dramas. Resides in Norwich in the United Kingdom.