Before I Wake
Before I Wake Poster
Fear Your Dreams
Directed By
Mike Flanagan
Produced By
Sam Englebardt
William D. Johnson
Trevor Macy
Written By
Mike Flanagan
Jeff Howard
Kate Bosworth
Thomas Jane
Jacob Tremblay
Annabeth Gish
Music By
Danny Elfman
The Newton Brothers
Michael Fimognari
Editing By
Mike Flanagan

Produced By
Intrepid Pictures
Demarest Films
MICA Entertainment
Distributed By
Relativity Media
Release Date(s)
July 31, 2016 (Fantasia)
Flag of the United States United States

Before I Wake is a 2016 American horror/thriller film. The film is directed by Mike Flanagan, who co-wrote it with Jeff Howard and stars Kate Bosworth, Thomas Jane and Jacob Tremblay.

Before I Wake was set to be released in September 2015. Relativity Media, the distributor of the film, went bankrupt before release, leaving the fate of the film unknown.

Plot Edit

A young couple adopt an orphaned child whose dreams - and nightmares - manifest physically as he sleeps.

Cast Edit

  • Kate Bosworth as Jessie Hobson
  • Thomas Jane as Mark Hobson
  • Jacob Tremblay as Cody Morgan
  • Annabeth Gish as Natalie Friedman
  • Antonio Evan Romero as Sean Hobson
  • Dash Mihok as Whelan Young
  • Scottie Thompson as Teacher
  • Justin Gordon as Dr. Tennant
  • Courtney Bell as Andrea Morgan

Production Edit

The film was first announced on September 7, 2013 under the name Somnia. Oculus director Mike Flanagan was announced as the director and co-writer, alongside Jeff Howard.

It was announced that Sierra/Affinity would handle international rights for the film on November 7, 2013. They took this over from Focus Features International. At the same time,

On April 4, 2014, Relativity Media acquired the rights to distribute the film in the United States.

The film's title was officially changed to Before I Wake in March of 2015.

Casting Edit

In November of 2013, it was revealed that Kate Bosworth and Thomas Jane would play the roles of the child's parents and Annabeth Gish would join the cast as the case worker Natalie.

Filming Edit

Filming began on November 11 in Fairhope, Alabama. In December of 2013, the filming location changed to Barton Academy. Filming was completed on December 16.

Videos Edit

Before I Wake Official Trailer -1 (2015)

Before I Wake Official Trailer -1 (2015)

External links Edit

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