As they drive, these two unlikely fugitives will discover themselves and each other in the most dire and desperate of circumstances, and will forge a deep and powerful love that will reveal their shared humanity and shape the rest of their lives.
As the body count rises, Riley and her squad start to question whether they can trust any man, including Marty's beta-male boyfriend, Nate (Simon Mead, Same But Different: A True New Zealand Love Story), Riley's new crush Landon (Caleb Eberhardt, Amazon's Mozart in the Jungle) or even esteemed classics instructor Professor Gelson (Cary Elwes).
Whoever the killer is, he's about to discover that this generation's young women aren't about to be anybody's victims.
Directed by Nicolas Pesce, THE GRUDGE stars Andrea Riseborough, Demian Bichir, John Cho, Betty Gilpin with Lin Shaye and Jacki Weaver. With a screenplay by Nicolas Pesce and a story by Nicolas Pesce and Jeff Buhler, THE GRUDGE is based on the film "Ju-On: The Grudge" written and directed by Takashi Shimizu. THE GRUDGE is produced by Sam Raimi, Rob Tapert and Taka Ichise and is executive produced by Nathan Kahane, Erin Westerman, Brady Fujikawa, Andrew Pfeffer, Roy Lee, Doug Davison, John Powers Middleton and Schuyler Weiss.
On the morning of May 14th, 2018, Airbus flight A319 is thrown into a state of panic when the cockpit windshield shatters after takeoff. Cabin temperatures plummet, passengers are losing consciousness, and all communication to control is lost. Heading into an enormous storm with the co-pilot sucked halfway out of the cockpit window, the plane's strong-willed Captain, Liu Chuan Jian, is determined to bring everyone home safely.
Long-time local cop, Sergeant Joanne Sharp, yearning for city life, is determined to take her feisty younger sister Samantha and eight-year old son Simon back to the city with her. One morning she wakes to find the town without communication and, venturing into town with her police partner Luke Dawson, realizes the unexpected events are just harbingers of the horror to come.
The virus is random and seemingly impossible to control. With the town now isolated from the outside world by sources unknown, they eventually team up with the Alien, who mysteriously appears around town to try to destroy the remnants of his mistake. While Joanne, Luke and the towns' people fight to save their town they realize the Alien, in its determination to destroy the virus, will kill any humans that get in the way.