‘Pet Sematary’ trailer: Stephen King adaptation looks fur-raising

‘Pet Sematary’ remake trailer
WATCH: Paramount released the official trailer for 'Pet Sematary,' the new film adaptation of the seminal horror novel by Stephen King.​

The first trailer for the upcoming remake of Pet Sematary, the latest film adaptation of a Stephen King novel, was released on Wednesday.

Directed by Kevin Kölsch and Dennis Widmyer, the new movie focuses on a doctor (Jason Clarke) and his family as they move from Boston to Maine and discover a mysterious burial ground.

The doctor turns to his neighbour Judd Crandall (John Lithgow) after a sudden tragedy.

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“It may be just some crazy folk tale, but there is something in those woods, something that brings things back,” Lithgow’s character says in the trailer.

He continues: “Kids used to dare each other to go into the woods at night. They knew the power of that place. They feared it.”

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“Sometimes dead is better.”

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He hints at untold secrets and masked children appear, marching to the place where they put their pets to rest.

Many excited King fans took to Twitter to discuss the trailer.

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King’s novel was published in 1983 and the first film adaptation was released in 1988.

Pet Sematary hits theatres on April 5.

Watch the trailer in the video above.

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