The Seventh Son
About The Seventh Son
The Seventh Son is an upcoming fantasy film based on the first installment in Joseph Delaney's children's dark fantasy novel series The Wardstone Chronicles titled The Spook's Apprentice. The story centres around 14-year-old Tom Ward, a seventh son of a seventh son, and his adventures as the apprentice of the Spook. It stars Ben Barnes, Jeff Bridges, and Julianne Moore. It features music composed by A.R. Rahman and Tuomas Kantelinen. It is scheduled to be released in 3-D and IMAX 3D on 18 October 2013.Source: Info in the About The Seventh Son
In a time long past, an evil is about to be unleashed that will reignite the war between the forces of the supernatural and humankind once more. John Gregory (Jeff Bridges) is a Spook, a person who fights against the Dark, who had imprisoned the malevolently powerful witch, Mother Malkin (Julianne Moore), centuries ago. But now she has escaped and is seeking vengeance. Summoning her followers of every incarnation, Mother Malkin is preparing to unleash her terrible wrath on an unsuspecting world. Only one thing stands in her way: John Gregory.
In a deadly reunion, Gregory comes face to face with the evil he always feared would someday return. Now he has only until the next full moon to do what usually takes years: train his new apprentice, Tom Ward (Ben Barnes) to fight a dark magic unlike any other. Man’s only hope lies in the seventh son of a seventh son.
Julianne Moore as Mother Malkin. Jeff Bridges as Master Gregory. Ben Barnes as Tom Ward. And Alicia Vikander as Alice. Directed by Sergey Bodrov. A Warner Brothers and Legendary Pictures production.
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Spook's Apprentice by Joseph Delaney
Book 1 of The Last Apprentice / Wardstone Chronicles series
Genre: YA | dystopian
About Spook's Apprentice:
A wonderful and terrifying series by a new writer about a young boy training to be an exorcist. Thomas Ward is the seventh son of a seventh son and has been apprenticed to the local Spook. The job is hard, the Spook is distant and many apprentices have failed before Thomas. Somehow Thomas must learn how to exorcise ghosts, contain witches and bind boggarts. But when he is tricked into freeing Mother Malkin, the most evil witch in the County, the horror begins . . .Source: Info in the About Spook's Apprentice was taken from https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/714691.The_Spook_s_Apprentice on 27/05/2013.
Updated: 11 July 2013