Insidious: The Dark Realm is the fifth installment in the Insidious series which is expected to release in 2022. Horror movie fans are waiting impatiently for the release of Insidious: The Dark Realm given the popularity of the previous four Insidious installments. In this article, we have provided details regarding Insidious: The Dark Realm cast, plot, and the Insidious: The Dark Realm release date.
What is Insidious: The Dark Realm?
Insidious: The Dark Realm is the fifth installment in the Insidious franchise and is set to be released later this year. Before proceeding to Insidious: The Dark Realm, it is essential to understand the storyline of the previous four movies. To understand the plot of Insidious: The Dark Realm, it is better to know the plots of previous Insidious installments.
Insidious is a horror supernatural movie that was first released in 2010. The story revolves around a couple named Josh and Renai Lambert who move to a new home with their sons Dalton and Foster Lambert along with an infant daughter named Cali.
One day Dalton falls into a coma and doesn’t recover from it. After three months of treatment, the Lamberts bring Dalton home and start experiencing paranormal activities. The Lamberts then leave the home deeming it to be haunted and shift to a new place.
However, the paranormal activities keep on happening until Elise a psychic discovers that Dalton is not comatose rather, he is in an astral state. He has been trapped in The Further, a purgatory keeping all the evil souls. The story then continues with Josh Lambert entering into the Further himself to release his son and fight the evils.
Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)
The second installment tells the story of Josh Lambert. In 1986, Josh’s mother Lorraine Lambert consults Elise Rainier, a psychic to help her son Josh who is being followed by a spirit of an old woman. When Elise visits their home, she experiences paranormal activities and urges Josh’s mother to suppress his astral projection abilities.
The storyline also revolves around Josh’s murder of Elise and how the Lamberts experience paranormal activities yet again.
Insidious: Chapter 3 (2015)
Insidious: Chapter 3 revolves around the story of another family instead of the Lamberts. The movie details the events that happened long before the haunting of the Lamberts. Quinn Brenner, a teenager meets Elise Rainier the demonologist to help her contact her mother who died a year ago. However, after sensing an evil force, Elise strictly tells Quinn not to contact her mother but the story unfolds as Quinn sees a mysterious figure who causes an accident that breaks her legs.
The figure is known as “The Man Who Can’t Breathe” who causes a lot of issues in the lives of many people. Quinn is bedridden at home and starts experiencing paranormal activities. Quinn’s father contacts Spec and Tucker to help his daughter. Elise tries to help Quinn by entering into the Further and fighting the Man Who Can’t Breathe. After successfully defeating him, Elise returns home happy but the movie ends with a figure having a red face appearing behind her.
Insidious: The Last Key (2018)
The fourth installment Insidious: The Last Key focuses on the family life of Elise Rainier. Elise is living with her brother Christian and parents Audrey and Gerald in New Mexico. Elise and Christian spot a ghost in their room and try calling their mother Audrey but they couldn’t find the whistle that their mother gave them for calling her.
Audrey is enraged with the noise and locks Elise in the basement. Elise discovers a secret door and is possessed by a demon who kills Audrey. The movie then spins forward to 2010 when Elise is working as a paranormal investigator along with Specs and Tucker. One day, Elise receives a call from a man named Ted Garza that he is experiencing paranormal activities at his home. Elise goes there only to find her old childhood home.
Elise sees a spirit and tells her colleagues that it is the same spirit that she saw when she was young. When Elise and her team visit their basement, they see a young woman trapped inside who was being held captive by Ted. Ted tries to kill Specs but he kills Ted in self-defense. Elise meets Christian’s daughters named Melissa and Imogen to try to mend her relationship with him. A demon named Key Face tries to attack Melissa, Christian’s daughter.
Elise tries to save her but her soul is captured by Key Face. The story then continues to show how Elise defeats Key Face and returns to the physical world. The story ends with how Elise receives a call from the Lamberts regarding their son Dalton Lambert.
When Will Insidious: The Dark Realm Release?
The Insidious the Dark Realm release date is not yet known. Jason Blum, the producer of Insidious: The Dark Realm stated that the film will release in 2022. The news of the movie was released in October 2020 and till then, Insidious movie fans are waiting impatiently to watch the latest installment of the horror movie.
The previous four movies Insidious (2010), Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013), Insidious: Chapter 3 (2015), and Insidious: The Last Key (2018) were released in January, June, April, and September so we are still waiting for the movie’s official announcement. Some sources say that the movie’s production had to begin this spring so it might be aired in October at Halloween.
Insidious: The Dark Realm Plot Speculation
The plot of Insidious: The Dark Realm will showcase the Lambert Family ten years after the incident. Dalton Lambert will be in college beginning a new chapter in his life while Josh and Renai Lambert will be working on their relationship. Patrick Wilson who played Josh Lambert and will be directing Insidious: The Dark Realm stated that the latest installment will revolve around Dalton and Josh’s relationship.
Insidious: The Dark Realm Cast Details
According to the latest insights, Patrick Wilson will be returning to play Josh Lambert and Ty Simpkins who played Dalton Lambert will also be returning as an adult who has just started college. Lin Shaye who played Elise will also be returning as a ghost in the Further.
She told in an interview that she will return as a ghost in the Further and deemed her character and plot fantastic. The other cast members will be Caitlin Gerard as Imogen Rainier, Spencer Locke as Melissa Rainier, Danny Rodriguez as Alison, Joseph Bishara as Lipstick-Face Demon, and Mark Brandsen as Aaron Rainier. The producers of the movie are Oren Peli, Jason Blum, Brian Kavanagh Jones, and Steven Schneider. The storyline is written by Scott Teems and the composer is Joseph Bishara who also plays the Lipstick-Face Demon.
Insidious: The Dark Realm is going to be a spooky and a thriller story detailing the events that will happen after ten years of the Lamberts’ haunting.
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