What is the definition of obsession? When I saw this trailer I was stunned. It reminded me a lot how I use to act myself. When I felt no one liked me or i was not popular enough. The difference between going over the edge and not could come down to one bad day or four years of bad experiences. The need to feel accepted can be strong. This trailer is powerful and horrifying. There are probably people who have acted like this or can act like this among us all the time. You could be one of them. They can seem quiet and not important. They could have a need to gain your favor. Its not just stalking its that and obsession.
Ma takes us into the mind of a mad woman. A mad woman who has access to your children. Who won't let them go. I sense this is more about who these children's parents are more than the kids themselves.
Welcome to MA’s.
From the producers of Get Out and Happy Death Day, Octavia Spencer stars in #MAmovie, in theaters May 31.
MA – In Theaters May 31
Everybody’s welcome at Ma’s. But good luck getting home safe.
Oscar® winner Octavia Spencer stars as Sue Ann, a loner who keeps to herself in her quiet Ohio town. One day, she is asked by Maggie, a new teenager in town (Diana Silvers, Glass), to buy some booze for her and her friends, and Sue Ann sees the chance to make some unsuspecting, if younger, friends of her own.
She offers the kids the chance to avoid drinking and driving by hanging out in the basement of her home. But there are some house rules: One of the kids has to stay sober. Don’t curse. Never go upstairs. And call her “Ma.”
But as Ma’s hospitality starts to curdle into obsession, what began as a teenage dream turns into a terrorizing nightmare, and Ma’s place goes from the best place in town to the worst place on earth.
Ma also stars Juliette Lewis (August: Osage County) as Maggie’s mom, Luke Evans (Beauty and the Beast) as a local dad, Missi Pyle (Gone Girl) as his girlfriend, and McKaley Miller (TV’s Hart of Dixie), Corey Fogelmanis (TV’s Girl Meets World), Gianni Paolo (TV’s Power) and Dante Brown (Lethal Weapon TV series) as Maggie’s friends.
From Tate Taylor, the acclaimed director of The Help and Get On Up, and blockbuster producer Jason Blum (Get Out, Halloween, The Purge series) comes a thriller anchored by a daring and unexpected performance from Spencer, one of the most powerful actors of her generation.
Ma is written by Scotty Landes (Comedy Central’s Workaholics) and Taylor, is produced by Blum for his Blumhouse Productions, by Taylor, and by John Norris (executive producer, Get On Up), and is executive produced by Spencer, Couper Samuelson, Jeanette Volturno, and Robin Fisichella.
Cast: Octavia Spencer, Juliette Lewis, Diana Silvers, Luke Evans, McKaley Miller, Missi Pyle, Corey Fogelmanis, Gianni Paolo, Dante Brown
Director: Tate Taylor
Writer: Scotty Landes, Tate Taylor
Producers: Jason Blum, Tate Taylor, John Norris
Executive Producers: Octavia Spencer, Couper Samuelson, Jeanette Volturno, Robin Fisichella