I was having a pretty boring Thursday morning, just eating my oatmeal and preparing for another mundane workday. And then…..it happened. The new Pet Sematary trailer was unleashed upon us and we would never be the same! Mostly because Gage doesn’t appear to die in this adaptation. Oops….spoiler alert. Just watch the trailer below because there are a lot of spoilers:
Ok, ok. So it appears Ellie, the older sister, is the one to meet a demise by way of ‘speeding big rig’ and Gage seems safe and sound. It’s hard to judge that big switch just from a 2 minute trailer, but yes – it is indeed a big switch. In a way, I applaud it though and I will reserve my final judgment on how it all plays out until I’ve seen this new incarnation of Pet Sematary in full. I mean, do we really want to see a ‘note for note’ remake here of the 1989 version? Having said all of that, I do think overall it looks pretty slick and there looks to be just as many ‘give me the creeps’ moments as in the original. All shall be revealed, along with gratuitous ankle slicings, on April 5th when the remake hits theaters nationwide!