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Cuckoo: All You Need to Know About the Upcoming Psychological Horror Movie


Some movies simply stay with you, and some stay with you for the night, especially when it’s a mind-bending horror movie, and that’s exactly what Cuckoo is all about. This upcoming psychological horror movie has been directed by Tilman Singer, who is otherwise known for his projects like The Events at Mr. Yamamoto’s Alpine Residence and Luz. There’s no doubt that Cuckoo will be Singer’s biggest movie thus far.

There’s a lot to look forward to when it comes to Cuckoo, and we’re here to tell you all about it. A little note for all the Euphoria fans who have been missing some of their favorite cast members, you might want to take a look at Cuckoo. So, keep reading this article to learn everything you need to know about Cuckoo from the plot to the cast and more.

What is the Plot of Cuckoo?

Cuckoo revolves around 17-year-old Gretchen, who has taken a leap of faith in life and reluctantly moved from America, all the way to Germany to live with her father and his new family.

However, as things slowly progress and her father’s boss gets involved, not everything seems right, and that’s when the true and shocking horror begins. Gretchen’s life is turned upside down as she slowly uncovers the secrets that plague her mind, visions, and family.

One look at the trailer of Cuckoo will explain exactly why this upcoming movie belongs in the horror genre and might just steal your sleep away for a few nights.

The Cast of Cuckoo

Here’s where all the Euphoria fans can gather because the lead of Cuckoo, aka Gretchen, will be played by none other than the beloved Hunter Schafer.

Schafer is best known for playing the role of Jules on Euphoria and has been a fan favorite for the longest time. Other than Euphoria, Schafer’s other projects include The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes, and Belle.

The Cast of Cuckoo
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Joining Schafer in the cast of Cuckoo are an array of talented actors and actresses that include Dan Stevens, Jessica Henwick, Kalin Morrow, Proschat Madani, Konrad Singer , and Greta Fernández to name a few.

When and Where Can You Watch Cuckoo?

Cuckoo had its world premiere earlier this year at the 74th Berlin International Film Festival. However, there’s still some time for the upcoming psychological horror to hit the big screen in the United States, where everyone can experience the jump scares.

When and Where Can You Watch Cuckoo?
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Cuckoo is set to be released on August 9, 2024. However, while horror fans wait for Cuckoo, they can indulge in movies like The First Omen.


So, if you’re a fan of horror, especially the kind that makes you gasp and grab your seat, then Cuckoo might just be the perfect fit for you. Keep a look out on our website for a review on the same!